The Preemie Parents' Companion: The Essential Guide to Caring for Your Premature Baby in the Hospital, at Home, and Through the First Years, Paperback
The essential guide to caring for a preemie in the hospital, at home, and through the first years. A great read for all who have a premature child or grandchild. It also contains a section on Financial Aid at the very beginning.
"The Preemie Parents' Companion is a comprehensive guide for parents along every step of what is sure to be a journey full of challenges and rewards. Completely up-to-date and immensely reassuring, it covers: How to he informed partners with the healthcare team in the newborn intensive care unit (NICU); Coping with possible medical complications and their treatment; Ways to hold your baby, including kangaroo care, and how to interpret a premature babies' unique body language; The special feeding and nutritional needs; Getting the most from follow-up visits with your paediatrician; Weight, height, and other growth milestones; What to expect as your premature child progresses through toddlerhood and into preschool and school."