Caring for Your Premature Baby

A Complete Resource for Parents

By Alan H. Klein, MD, and Jill Alison Ganon

Product Price $19.50

Product Description

The premature birth of a baby often takes parents by surprise, leaving them unprepared for the puzzling emotions and medical complications that may follow early deliveries. Caring for Your Premature Baby is a comprehensive and reassuring look at everything from state of the art medical information, to the incredible importance of a parent1s loving touch. It shows parents how to work with the healthcare team in providing their baby with the very best care.

Caring for Your Premature Baby guides parents step by step through:

  • Coping with the complex emotions that often accompany an early birth
  • How to be an active participant in caring for your baby in the neonatal unit
  • Understanding medical complications and the range of possible treatments
  • Preparing for that wonderful day when you take your baby home
  • Working with health insurance providers and managing the ongoing care that your baby may need
  • Plus, roundtable discussions among the authors and parents of premature babies
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