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- World Health Organization 2003; US$ 15.00
Some 20 million low-birth-weight babies are born each year, because of either preterm birth or impaired prenatal growth, mostly in less developed countries. For many small preterm infants, receiving prolonged medical care is important. However, kangaroo mother care is an effective way to meet baby?s needs for warmth, breastfeeding, protection from... more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2005; US$ 15.00
Grâce à ses progrès constants, la médecine offre aujourd'hui la possibilité d'assurer la survie de plusieurs prématurés. Pouvons-nous décider de ne pas tout tenter pour sauver un nouveau-né? En droit, à qui revient cette décision? Du point de vue de l'éthique, comment délibérer... more...
- Judi Ann Venten 2013; US$ 22.99
Just A Moment Too Soon is a handbook containing vital, succinct and comprehensive information to empower parents and families of both premature and sick full-term infants throughout their journey through the Intensive Care and Special Care Nurseries to home and beyond. Never before has such information been available in one convenient volume. Written... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Originally published in 1983, in the two decades prior to publication, specialised neonatal units for the treatment of sick or preterm babies had been set up in most major neonatal centres. In the early years these units did little to prevent separation of parents and babies and evidence accumulated of the ill effects of this situation. In addition,... more...
- Karnac Books 2015; US$ 22.99
If advances in medical technology now allow babies to be born earlier and survive premature birth, what of the psychical impact of this emergence into the world? What consequences can premature birth have for babies, for their families, and for the medical staff around them?In this exciting and inspiring study, psychoanalyst Catherine Vanier describes... more...
- Souvenir Press 2011; US$ 23.99
Kangaroo Mother Care was created to help low-birth-weight-infants develop into healthy babies. Newborn babies remain with their mothers who supply the benefits of incubator care; babies are bound to their mothers, or other carers, in skin-to-skin contact. The physical contact regulates the babies' body temperature, and provides essential stimulation,... more...
- Karnac Books 2006; US$ 31.99
Premature children suffering consequences of their early birth do not grow out of them, and new difficulties may appear as they mature. The sum of negative influences from the time in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, eventual problems with interaction, and later a defective or delayed development, can cause continuous problems for premature children.... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2013; Not Available
Ready for Air is a harrowing, poignant, and occasionally hysterical journey through premature motherhood. Half a million babies are born prematurely in the United States every year and Kate Hopper eloquently gives a voice to what their parents share, providing a testament to the strength of motherhood?and the sharing of stories?to transform lives.... more...