Early : an intimate history of premature birth and what it teaches us about being human
"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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|Location||Call Number /
|Lyons Public Library||618.92 DIG (Text)
|Palmyra Community Library||618.9201 DIG (Text)
|LDR||02418cam a2200325Ii 4500|
|008||190413s2020 nyu b 001 0deng d|
|040||.||‡aYDX ‡beng ‡erda ‡cYDX ‡dIEB ‡dOCO ‡dBDX ‡dJQM|
|100||1||.||‡aDiGregorio, Sarah, ‡eauthor.|
|245||1||0.||‡aEarly : ‡ban intimate history of premature birth and what it teaches us about being human / ‡cSarah DiGregorio.|
|264||1.||‡aNew York, NY : ‡bHarper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, ‡c|
|300||.||‡ax, 347 pages ; ‡c24 cm|
|336||.||‡atext ‡btxt ‡2rdacontent|
|337||.||‡aunmediated ‡bn ‡2rdamedia|
|338||.||‡avolume ‡bnc ‡2rdacarrier|
|504||.||‡aIncludes bibliographical references and index.|
|505||0||.||‡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.|
|650||0.||‡aPremature infants ‡xHospital care.|
|655||7.||‡aInformational works. ‡2lcgft|
|655||7.||‡aCase studies. ‡2lcgft|
|901||.||‡a4388732 ‡bCWMARS ‡c617005 ‡tbiblio ‡soclc|