Early, an intimate history of premature birth and what it teaches us about being human, Sarah DiGregorio
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  • Early, an intimate history of premature birth and what it teaches us about being human, Sarah DiGregorio
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  • Early
Sub title
  • an intimate history of premature birth and what it teaches us about being human
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  • Sarah DiGregorio
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  • eng
Summary
  • "Impelled by the premature birth of her daughter, a journalist explores how modern medicine has changed regarding the care of babies born too early and of the ethical issues that can be involved"--Kirkus
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  • Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • contains biographical information
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  • non fiction
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  • bibliography
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  • 1096344704
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  • Prologue: one birth -- The unexpected: millions of births. What happened? ; Treatments and outcomes ; Viability and the zone of parental discretion -- The body: incubation. The history of incubation: Coney Island, chicken eggs, and changelings ; The modern incubator, or how to build a giraffe ; The incubators of the future: babies in bags -- The breath: treating repiratory distress. Dr. Mildred Stahlman and the miniature iron lung ; Dr. Maria Delivoria-Papadopoulos and the rugged machine ; JFK's lost baby and the advent of surfactant -- The Self: protecting the premature brain. The revolutionary practice of listening to preemies ; Follow-up care: preemie development beyond the NICU -- The threshold: end-of-life issues at birth. What should we do for 22-week babies? ; Knowing when to stop ; Choice, decisions, and the messiness of real life -- The crisis: the body under stress. Racism causes preterm birth ; What prematurity means in Mississippi ; Group prenatal care and the power of community -- The invisibles: breaking the silence. The hidden trauma of prematurity ; Grown preemies speak for themselves -- Epilogue
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