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When you have a preemie, you enter a world that appears incomprehensible and overwhelming. Thankfully, there is now a wealth of preemie books to help you in the daunting task of caring for your baby and older preemie child. My preeemie book reviews help you choose which preemie book is right for you. I have reviewed preemie books online for over 11 years, and read them for over 20 years, so please take a minute to explore my preemie book reviews and exclusive author interviews.

Books for Preemie Parenting

Newborn Intensive Care Book Newborn Intensive Care: What Every Parent Needs to Know
Edited by Jeanette Zaichkin

"Every hospital should have a copy available for preemie parents! This is a top notch introduction to the world of preemie care and should be available to every parent coping with premature birth of their baby or babies. An primary guide to the care given to your premature baby while in neonatal intensive care, this book educates and supports preemie parents from entry to the world of the neonatal intensive care through the time of transition home. This comprehensive preemie parenting reference book is something you will turn to again and again, to understand medical events and techniques that your preemie may encounter while in neonatal intensive care."
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Parenting Your Premature Baby and Child Parenting Your Premature Baby and Child: The Emotional Journey
by Deborah L. Davis and Mara Tesler Stein.
"The premature birth of your child tosses you and your family into a whirlwind of emotions, where it seems you will never touch down. Davis and Stein provide an emotional map to the roller coaster ride you have embarked upon - from the first shock of the news and sight of your newborn child to the roller coaster ride in the NICU and on to the peaks and valleys of your time at home. Topics include the emotional implications of early delivery, physical recovery, the NICU experience, settling in at home, development and growth, caregiver challenges, special needs, moving on, subsequent pregnancies and much more. The authors' thoughtful analysis and advice are backed by heart-felt quotes from experienced parents in the Preemie Child and Preemie-L support groups, which will surely touch your heart. Highly recommended for anyone who loves a preemie."
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The Preemie Parents' Companion : The Essential Guide to Caring for Your Premature Baby in the Hospital, at Home, and Through the First Years.
By Susan L. Madden

"Susan L. Madden takes the cherished role of an informed friend she guides you from your earliest meeting with your child in the NICU through the transition of your child's first year at home."
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Your Premature Baby and Child : Helpful Answers and Advice for Parents
Amy E. Tracy, Dianne I. Maroney

"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."
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Preemies : The Essential Guide for Parents of Premature Babies
by Dana Wechsler Linden, Emma Trenti Paroli, Mia Wechsler Doron M.D.

"Preemies is one of the most comprehensive books for parents of preemies currently available. With over 500 well written pages on preemies and their care, this book will provide the answers to many of the questions you seek as the parent of a new baby or an older preemie toddler."
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Your Premature Baby: The First Five Years
by Nikki Bradford
"An excellent resource for a new parent of a preemie. Its primary focus is on parenting your baby in the NICU, and its filled with advice on how to handle your baby, ways to provide comfort and more protection and assistance in interacting with professionals in the NICU. Overall it is a comforting book which introduces you to the astonishing world of neonatal intensive care."
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Special Children, Challenged Parents : The Struggles and Rewards of Raising a Child With a Disability
By Robert A. Naseef

"A traveler's guide to the emotional journey of parenting a child with special needs. This is a terrific book, which melds personal insight with psychological theory on coming to terms with your child's disabilities and caring for their special needs."
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The Premature Baby Book : A Parent's Guide to Coping and Caring in the First Years
Helen Harrison, Ann Kositsky

"Since 1983, Helen Harrisonís "The Premature Baby Book" has been the premier guide for parents as they cope with their premature baby's birth and subsequent stay in the hospitalís Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)."
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Your Premature Baby : Everything You Need to Know About Childbirth, Treatment, and Parenting.
Frank P. Manginello, Theresa Foy Digeronimo

"An good introduction for the new parent to the overwhelming and often frightening environment of the NICU."
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Pediatric Massage : For the Child With Special Needs
by Kathy Fleming Drehobl, Mary Gengler Fuhr
"Over-reaction to touch and other stimulus is a common problem for preemie babies, which may continue on into child and adulthood. A detailed guide to infant massage."
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Where's the Evidence? : Debates in Modern Medicine
By William A. Silverman

"A collection of essays written by William A. Silverman, a pioneer in neonatology who is well regarded for conducting one of the most important randomized control trials in medicine. He has truly mastered the art of explaining the most complex and critical issues in medicine in terms that are understandable, and useful to the public at large." (Suzanne Calpestri)
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Breast Feeding Your Premature Baby
by Gwen Gotsch

"Mother's milk has been scientifically proven to help babies born premature in so many ways. I wish these studies had been available when our baby was born more than 10 years ago."
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