Just a Moment Too Soon: What to expect when you have a premature baby

Just a Moment Too Soon: What to expect when you have a premature baby

by Judi Venten

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780987549204
Publisher: Michael Hanrahan Publishing
Publication date: 11/01/2013
Pages: 398
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.82(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Babies born under 28 weeks
1 Breathing challenges 19
2 Baby's needs - sleep, feeding and emotional needs 31
3 The psychological impact 45
4 Bonding with your baby 53
5 Appropriate touch and handling 67
6 Reading your baby's cues 73
7 Positioning to maximise normal posture and development 79
8 Lactating and expressing 85
9 The importance of non-nutritive sucking 107
10 Bottle feeding your prem 111
11 Breastfeeding your prem 119
12 Oral aversion 147
13 Taking your prem home 155
14 Beyond home 165
15 Maternal health and wellbeing 175
16 Mortality and morbidity 203
Part II: Babies born over 28 weeks
17 Breathing challenges over 28 weeks 217
18 The baby's needs when born over 28 weeks 229
19 Reading your baby's cues 241
20 Appropriate touch and handling 245
21 Positioning to optimise normal development and posture 255
Part III: Babies born over 32 weeks
22 Babies admitted to the Special Care Nursery 261
Part IV: Common challenges
23 Commonly asked questions 287
24 Other common challenges 299
25 Growth and development of your prem 323
Part V: The personal face of the journey
26 Prem stories 349
27 Gaining balance: being grateful for the journey 363
Glossary 365
Resources 374
Bibliography 376
Index 377

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