An excellent Canadian book offering detailed information regarding your premature baby. Why does premature birth happen? What can you do? How a premature baby may behave (looking at the body language of a premature baby), how the hospital can help, bringing them home, and feeding a premature baby are some of the topics covered in detail.

The photographs of these special babies are simply fabulous. This book would be a great resource for those with a premature baby.

Your Premature Baby: The First Five Years by Nikki Bradford, 2003, Firefly Books, 208 pages

premature babyYour Premature Baby is the definitive guide to every aspect of nurturing a child who is born too soon. Reassuring and frank, it is the only book that informs and guides parents right from their baby’s too-early birth into the growing years.

Features of this book:

  • Exactly how prematurity affects a baby
  • Explains hospital terms, procedures, treatments, and equipment
  • What to expect as your baby progresses through treatment and procedures
  • Gives advice for coping practically and emotionally
  • Help and ideas for parents from when their baby comes home up to age 5
  • Discusses the latest research into the causes of prematurity and its preventions
  • Offers a wide variety of resources for further information and support

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