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A guide for parents of premature babies and children shares advice on such topics as bringing the baby home, starting school, and dealing with the emotional and family stress of parenting a preemie. Original.
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Amy E. Tracy After Amy's first child was born three months prematurely, she started a support group and newsletter for parents of premature children. Her efforts were recognized by the American Institute for Public Service. She is the coauthor of Your Premature Baby and Child (Berkley, 1999) and the author of The Pregnancy Bed Rest Book (Berkley, 2001). Amy is an active volunteer, speaker, and advocate for improving prenatal and neonatal care.Dianne I. Maroney Dianne worked as a neonatal nurse for over thirteen years before her third child was born fourteen weeks early. She is an active member of several organizations working to improve the healthcare of premature infants.Judy C. Bernbaum, MD Dr. Bernbaum is Director of the Neonatal Follow-Up Program at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Jessie R. Groothuis, MD Dr. Groothuis served as Director of the Neonatal High-Risk Follow-Up Program at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and The Children's Hospital in Denver.Review:
"Full of practical advice . . . reasurring parents that they can provide their special children with the best possible care." -- Richard B. Johnston, Jr., MD, Medical Director, March of Dimes
"Parents will find comfort in these pages and a helpful, common-sense guide to challenges of life with a premature baby." -- Anne Casey, founder of the Internet support group Preemie-L
"This book continues the story of caring for your premature baby from the point where other books stop." -- Allison Martin, founder of the Internet resource, Preemie-Child
"Your Premature Baby and Child provides excellent information, especially tailored to parents who have completed the NICU experience." -- Suite 101.com, June 20, 2000
Honorable Mention, Trade Books Category, 2000 "Impeccable medical resources along with unforgettable human experience." -- American Medical Writers Association Journal, Fall 2000
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Book Description Berkley Trade, 1999. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P11042516506X
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