Believe in Katie Lynn by Bartholomew, Md Resta, Kitty Harvill (Illustrator), Bart ; Eggman Publishers, 1995. Tells the story of a tiny, seriously ill premature baby and how, despite all her medical treatments, she fails to make progress--until her mother holds her.
The Premature Baby Book : A Parent's Guide to Coping and Caring in the First Years by Helen Harrison, Ann Kositsky; St.Martin's Press, 1983. This supportive and comprehensive guide helps parents of premature babies deal with the emotional, medical and practical issues they face. Includes medical information, practical advice and personal accounts.
Nutrition of the Low Birthweight Infant (Nestle Nutrition Workshop, Vol 32) by Bernard L. Salle, Paul R. Swyer (Editor); Raven Press, 1993. Reviews recent findings about the nutrient requirements and utilization in low birthweight infants, and offers guidance for designing nutritional regimens. Establishes the macronutrient and micronutrient requirements for optimal growth, body composition, and developments, and discusses the factors that compromise nutrient accretion, particularly impaired digestion, absorption, and metabolism.
In Time and With Love : Caring for the Special Needs Baby by Marilyn Ph.D. Segal, Marilyn Segal Ph.D, Newmarket Press, 1988. A sensitive book of advice for parents and caregivers of pre-term, handicapped children. With more than 100 practical tips on care and development, this is a necessary manual for those all-important first three years.
The Stork Brought Three: Our Epic Journey as Parents of Triplets by Jean P. Hall, Denny Hall, July 1997, Twins Magazine Publishers. Easy to read and sure to bring a smile, this inspiring tale emphasizes the two essential ingredients for raising multiples--patience and a sense of humor. You'll also learn from the practical steps this mom took to make life manageable.
Joined at Birth : The Lives of Conjoined Twins (First Book) by Elaine Landau, Franklin watts Publishers, 1997. Explores the issue of conjoined twins, including a discussion of the difficult decision regarding physical separation that parents must face.
Multiple Blessings : From Pregnancy Through Childhood, a Guide for Parents of Twins, Triplets, or More by Betty Rothbart; Hearst Books, 1994. Providing advice on feeding, home care, juggling hectic schedules, and other critical issues related to the raising of twins and triplets.
The Joy of Twins and Other Multiple Births : Having, Raising, and Loving Babies Who Arrive in Groups by Pamela Patrick Novotny; Crown Publishers, 1994. This edition of the supportive and comprehensive guide offers the latest medical, psychological, and sociological findings on all aspects of caring for two or more infants. Contains new chapters on premature infants and coping with triplets and beyond. Photos.
Multiple Births (First Book) by Elaine Landau; Franklin Watts, Incorporated, 1997.Explores the phenomenon of multiple births, including those of twins, triplets, and larger groupings, discussing possible causes, medical issues, effects on the families, and other moral and practical concerns.
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updated December 22, 1998