Dr. Sue Hall, Medical Director of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Stormont Vail shared stories from her new book, For the Love of Babies: one doctor’s stories about life in the neonatal intensive care unit on January 8, 2012 at the library.
Participants heard about the challenges faced by premature babies at birth and beyond and learned how to support parents with babies in the NICU.
Recommended reading for those interested in Neonatal Intensive Care
Doctor memoirs about Neonatal ICU
For the love of Babies: One Doctor’s Stories about life in the Neonatal ICU by Sue L. Hall, M.D.
Almost home: stories of hope and the human spirit in the Neonatal ICU by Christine Gleason
The Preemie Primer by Jennifer Gunter
Preemies: the essential guide for parents of premature babies by Dana Wechsler Linden
Parental memoirs about NICU experience
A Pound of Hope by Michele Munro Kemper
This Lovely Life: a memoir of premature motherhood by Vicki Forman
Knowing Jesse: a mother’s story of grief, grace and everyday bliss by Marianne Leone
Coping with the NICU experience
Down Came the Rain: My Journey Through Post-Partum Depression by Brooke Shields
The Anatomy of Hope: how people prevail in the face of illness by Jerome Groopman
When Bad Things Happen to Good People by Harold Kushner
Volume 3: Your premature baby: Going home (Injoy, 2008)
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