This is a wonderful handbook for parents experiencing a high-risk pregnancy or parents of a premature infant. It contains most up-to-date information on the most common medical conditions that can cause prematurity, including pregnancy-induced hypertension, placental disorders, gestational diabetes, HELLP Syndrome, Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome, and more. Topic also include steps to take to prevent early delivery, understanding the neonatal intensive care unit, specific recommendations for different stages of prematurity, taking preemie babies home.
Author : Joseph A. Garcia-Prats, Sharon Simmons Hornfischer
Publisher : Three Rivers Press
Year of Publication : 2000
No. of pages : 361