the diagnosis, care and disorders of the premature infant
  • 587 Pages
  • 3.36 MB
  • English
Cassell , London
StatementBeryl Corner ; foreward by A.V. Neale.
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13943760M

While this book doesn't go into great depth on every single aspect of prematurity, it's a very good introductory book which covers the most common issues preemies face. If your child has a specific issue and you're seeking in depth information on a specific condition you'd probably be better off finding a more specialized book/5(77).

This book is an essential resource for every parent of a premature baby. It continues the story of caring for your premature baby from the point where other books stop. It is an older book but covers essential topics for parents of older children who were born prematurely.

The Premature Baby Book: Everything You Need to Know about Your Premature Baby from Birth to Age One. William Sears, Martha Sears, James Sears & Robert Sears, $ This newest guide from the Sears family focuses on the essential needs of premature babies and offers the tools and advice parents need to become comfortable with their often.

The best books on children's special needs - cerebral palsy, sensory integration, special needs parenting, speech and much more. Children's Disabilities Information website has articles and resources for preemie parents on many special needs related to prematurity.

Supporting preemie parents with over articles and resources to learn about and cope with impacts of premature birth. Sincethe Prematurity website and Preemie Child support group is the first and only major preemie parent organization for the growing population of older preemies.

The Premature Baby Book is the result of seven years of intense research into medical literature, and of interview with neonatologists, intensive care nurses, social workers, therapists and hundreds of parents of prematures. From her research and personal experience, Helen Harrison knows exactly what parents want and need to know to deal with the emotional, medical, and practical issues Reviews: prematurity: Definition The length of a normal pregnancy or gestation is considered to be 40 weeks ( days) from the date of conception.

Infants born before 37 weeks gestation are considered premature and may be at risk for complications. Description More than one out of every ten infants born in the United States is born prematurely.

Make yourself comfortable and browse through this comprehensive listing of my preemie book reviews. I have been reviewing books on pre-term birth, prematurity, and preemies sinceand the number of book reviews has grown quite long.

Here is a listing of each of my preemie book. This book addresses the need for research involving clinical, basic, behavioral, and social science disciplines. By defining and addressing the health and economic consequences of premature birth, this book will be of particular interest to health care professionals, public health officials, policy makers, professional associations and clinical.

The Littlest Peanut: An Inspirational NICU Baby Book for both journaling and tracking milestones in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. [Shannan Wilson, Joe Cuniff, Joe Cuniff] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Littlest Peanut: An Inspirational NICU Baby Book for both journaling and tracking milestones in the Neonatal Intensive Care s: The questions of prematurity and low birth weight and the implications for later development are consistent with the theme of risk and vulnerability discussed throughout the book.

Eichenwald, Eric C., “Apnea of Prematurity ”, in Dara Brodsky; Mary Ann Ouellette, editors, Primary Care of the Premature Infant, page Premature definition is - happening, arriving, existing, or performed before the proper, usual, or intended time; especially: born after a gestation period of less than 37 weeks.

How to use premature. Prematurity is rarely addressed in the news, and most medical literature on the subject has a summary line that goes something like this: The majority of. Other terms used for prematurity are preterm and preemie. The number of premature births in the U.S increased from to and has since been declining.

Twins and other multiples are more likely to be premature than single birth babies.

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Many premature babies weigh less than 5 pounds, 8 ounces (2, grams). They may be called low birth weight. Premature definition, occurring, coming, or done too soon: a premature announcement.

See more. Preemie Book Reviews have moved, click here. PREEMIE BABY * PREEMIE CHILD * PREEMIE PARENTING. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines prematurity as babies born before 37 weeks from the first day of the last menstrual period.

Recent data indicate that >1 in 10 babies born around the world in were premature and this translates to an estimated 15 million preterm births []. While poor and low-income black women are often the “mascots” of premature birth outcomes, this book focuses on professional black women, who are just as likely to give birth prematurely.

Drawing on an impressive array of interviews with nearly fifty mothers, fathers, neonatologists, nurses, midwives, and reproductive justice advocates Reviews: History of Prematurity History in the Early 's Interview with Dr. William Silverman Preemie Personality- Dr.

Shirley () Preemie Personality - Dr. Waters () Book Reviews Prematurity Books Author Interviews Special Needs Books. The following books have been reviewed and recommended for parents looking to teach children about their own journey through prematurity or looking to support the sibling of a preemie.

For even more books for children, specifically siblings of premature babies, visit our Sibling Support section of the Hand to Hold website.

The Premature Baby Book: Everything You Need to Know About Your Premature Baby from Birth to Age One (Sears Parenting Library) by William Sears, Robert Sears, et al. | out of 5 stars Paperback $ $ 39 $ $ Get it as soon. Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) is an eye disorder caused by abnormal blood vessel growth in the light sensitive part of the eyes (retina) of premature infants.

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ROP generally affects infants born before week 31 of pregnancy and weighing pounds (about 1, grams) or less at birth. Preterm birth, also known as premature birth, is the birth of a baby at fewer than 37 weeks' gestational age, as opposed to the usual about 40 weeks.

These babies are known as preemies or premmies. Symptoms of preterm labor include uterine contractions which occur more often than every ten minutes or the leaking of fluid from the vagina.

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Premature infants are at greater risk for cerebral palsy. Extreme prematurity (Premature Infants ( weeks). They pose a risk of premature birth, although there are cases of post term of twins. The birth of a premature baby can occur in 75% of women who become mothers for the fi rst time and in 45% of those women who had given birth before.

This is due to the fact that, as it is stretched more than usual, the uterus contracts more easily. Overview. Birth is considered premature, or preterm, when it occurs before the 37th week of pregnancy. A normal pregnancy lasts about 40 weeks. Those final weeks in the womb are crucial for.

The book emphasizes specific diseases that affect premature infants and focuses on two primary categories: background and management in the NICU, and management of specific illnesses after discharge from the NICU.

Show less. Extreme Prematurity is a short book with a large amount of information. The book contains sections on medical issues, bioethics, practices in different countries, and laws in different countries. The author manages to be evenhanded, even when discussing controversial theories like 4/5(1).

According to the C.D.C., premature births in the United States rose in for the fourth straight year. White women had about a 9 percent risk of premature birth in.

MARCH OF DIMES REPORT CARD. Moms and babies face higher risks than ever before. The preterm birth rate in the United States has worsened for a. The following is a collection of books that address prematurity in different ways“ “Fiona the Hippo” by Zondervan This amazingly illustrated, sweetly and inspirationally written book is based on the true story of Cincinnati Zoo’s Fiona the Hippo – the baby hippopotamus .Prematurity is defined by the gestational age at which infants are born.

Previously, any infant weighing premature. Although premature infants tend to be small, this weight-based definition is incorrect because many infants weighing.Additional Physical Format: Online version: Prematurity. Edinburgh ; New York: Churchill Livingstone, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors.