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Early : an intimate history of premature birth and what it teaches us about being human

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"Impelled by the premature birth of her daughter, a journalist explores how modern medicine has changed regarding the care of babies born too early and of the ethical issues that can be involved"--Kirkus.

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Lyons Public Library 618.92 DIG (Text)
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Palmyra Community Library 618.9201 DIG (Text)
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035 . ‡a(OCoLC)1096344704
08204. ‡a618.92011 ‡223
1001 . ‡aDiGregorio, Sarah, ‡eauthor.
24510. ‡aEarly : ‡ban intimate history of premature birth and what it teaches us about being human / ‡cSarah DiGregorio.
250 . ‡aFirst edition.
264 1. ‡aNew York, NY : ‡bHarper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, ‡c[2020]
300 . ‡ax, 347 pages ; ‡c24 cm
336 . ‡atext ‡btxt ‡2rdacontent
337 . ‡aunmediated ‡bn ‡2rdamedia
338 . ‡avolume ‡bnc ‡2rdacarrier
504 . ‡aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
5050 . ‡aPrologue: one birth -- The unexpected: millions of births. What happened? ; Treatments and outcomes ; Viability and the zone of parental discretion -- The body: incubation. The history of incubation: Coney Island, chicken eggs, and changelings ; The modern incubator, or how to build a giraffe ; The incubators of the future: babies in bags -- The breath: treating repiratory distress. Dr. Mildred Stahlman and the miniature iron lung ; Dr. Maria Delivoria-Papadopoulos and the rugged machine ; JFK's lost baby and the advent of surfactant -- The Self: protecting the premature brain. The revolutionary practice of listening to preemies ; Follow-up care: preemie development beyond the NICU -- The threshold: end-of-life issues at birth. What should we do for 22-week babies? ; Knowing when to stop ; Choice, decisions, and the messiness of real life -- The crisis: the body under stress. Racism causes preterm birth ; What prematurity means in Mississippi ; Group prenatal care and the power of community -- The invisibles: breaking the silence. The hidden trauma of prematurity ; Grown preemies speak for themselves -- Epilogue.
520 . ‡a"Impelled by the premature birth of her daughter, a journalist explores how modern medicine has changed regarding the care of babies born too early and of the ethical issues that can be involved"--Kirkus.
60010. ‡aDiGregorio, Sarah.
650 0. ‡aNeonatology.
650 0. ‡aPremature infants ‡xHospital care.
655 7. ‡aInformational works. ‡2lcgft
655 7. ‡aCase studies. ‡2lcgft
905 . ‡ukriedener
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