Your Premature Baby: 0 to 5 Years


A definitive guide to every aspect of nurturing a child born too soon — explanations of how prematurity affects a baby, medical terms and procedures, what to expect developmentally through to age 5, further resources and more.

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A definitive guide to every aspect of nurturing a child born too soon — explanations of how prematurity affects a baby, medical terms and procedures, what to expect developmentally through to age 5, further resources and more.

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Editorial Reviews

Appleton Post-Crescent - Judy Waggoner
The book on preemies ... comfort, support and a medical roadmap.
Georgia Family
Clear, compassionate language... decodes medical jargon... practical advice on how parents can cope, physically and emotionally.
Atlanta Parent - Jamie Quinney
A support guide for parents of these babies... how to cope with the reality of a baby who came too early.
Canadian Family Physician - Dr Tammy Clifford
No-nonsense, straightforward, easy to read... This is a "must read" for all parents of premature infants.
Contemporary Pediatrics - Molly Frederick
Decodes medical jargon, proposes ways that parents can work well with hospital medical staff, and discusses the importance of therapeutic touch.
Fox Valley Kids
This clear, concise, and informative book is sure to be read and reread by parent of premature babies.
E-Streams - Sandra De Groote
A very useful book for parents who have a premature infant... useful tips and advice for parents... recommended for libraries with a consumer health collection.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781552976555
  • Publisher: Firefly Books, Limited
  • Publication date: 3/1/2003
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 744,842
  • Product dimensions: 6.50 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Nikki Bradford is an award-winning author and medical journalist. A former health correspondent for Good Housekeeping magazine, her books includes the best-selling The Hamlyn Encyclopaedia of Complementary Health and The Miraculous World of Your Unborn Baby.

Dr. Jonathan Hellmann, MBBCh, FCP(SA), FRCP(C) is the Clinical Director of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children. He is also Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Toronto.

Sharyn Gibbins, RN, MSc, PhD is a Clinical Nurse Specialist/Neonatal Nurse Practitioner at Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children and Head of Interdisciplinary Research and Evidence-based Practice at Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre, Toronto.

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