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Understanding the NICU : what parents of preemies and other hospitalized newborns need to know

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"Understanding the NICU will guide you through your NICU journey, help you communicate with members of the NICU team, and learn about your baby’s condition so that you can ask questions and participate as a valuable partner in your baby’s care. It will also provide important information about how to care for your baby after you leave the hospital and head home with your little one.".

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  • ISBN: 9781610020480
  • ISBN: 1610020480
  • Physical Description: xix, 304 pages : illustrations, charts, photographs ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Elk Grove Village, IL : American Academy of Pediatrics, [2016]

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General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Family Story Icons -- Please Note -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Family Story: Bailey Jo & Abraham -- Family Story: Kellan -- Family Story: Christopher -- An Unexpected Beginning -- Family Story: Lucy -- The NICU Journey Begins -- Family Story: Nathan -- Family Story: Pascal -- NICU Equipment and Tests -- Family Story: August (Auggie) -- Common Medical Problems -- Family Story: Holland & Eden -- Your Preterm Baby -- Family Story: Frankie -- Parenting in the NICU -- Family Story: Maxwell -- Feeding Your Baby -- Family Story: Sienna -- Homeward Bound -- Family Story: Niklas, Gabbie, & Lukas -- Home at Last -- Family Story: Allison & Reece -- Family Story: Jack & Henry -- As Your Child Grows -- The Loss of Your Baby -- Appendix -- Index.
Summary, etc.:
"Understanding the NICU will guide you through your NICU journey, help you communicate with members of the NICU team, and learn about your baby’s condition so that you can ask questions and participate as a valuable partner in your baby’s care. It will also provide important information about how to care for your baby after you leave the hospital and head home with your little one.".
Subject: Newborn infants > Care.
Infants > Care.
Premature infants > Care.
Infants > Development.
Premature infants > Development.
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Life Stages / Infants & Toddlers.
HEALTH & FITNESS / Children's Health.
HEALTH & FITNESS / Pregnancy & Childbirth.
MEDICAL / Perinatology & Neonatology.
Neonatal intensive care.
Premature infants > Hospital care.
Genre: Nonfiction.


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