Premature Baby: Resource List

Books for Children

Ages 4 to 8

  • Evan Early; by Rebecca Hogue Wojahn; illustrations by Ned Gannon; Woodbine House, 2006
  • My Baby Sister is a Preemie; by Diana Amadeo and Cheri Baldholm; Zonderkidz, 2005
  • Rosie and Tortoise; by Margarte Wild; DK Publishing, 1999
  • Watching Bradley Grow: A Story About Premature Birth; by Elizabeth Murphy-Melas, Diane Tate (illustrator); Longstreet Press, 1996

Books for Adults

  • Born Early: A Premature Baby's Story; by Lida Lafferty; Fairview Press, 1998
  • Breast Feeding Your Premature Baby; by Gwen Gotsch; La Leche League Intl, 1999
  • Caring for Your Premature Baby: A Complete Resource for Parents; by Alan H. Klein and Jill Alison Ganon; HarperReference, 1998
  • The Fathering of a Preemie; by Jeff Stimpson; Academy Chicago, 2004
  • Parenting Your Premature Baby and Child: the Emotional Journey; by Deborah Davis and Mara Stein; Fulcrum Publishing, 2004
  • Premature Birth: A Family Survival Guide; by Jo Clancy; Psychosocial Press, 2003
  • Preemie Parents: Recovering From Baby's Premature Birth; by Lisa McDermott-Perez; Praeger, 2007
  • Preemie Primer: a Complete Guide for Parents of Premature Babies - From Birth Through the Toddler Years and Beyond; by Jennifer Gunter; Da Capo, 2010
  • Preemies: The Essential Guide for Parents of Premature Babies, 2nd ed.; by Dana Lechsler; Pocket Books, 2010
  • The Premature Baby Book: Everything You Need to Know About Your Premature Baby from Birth to Age One; by William Sears; Little, Brown, 2004
  • The Preemie Parents' Companion: The Essential Guide to Caring for Your Premature Baby in the Hospital, at Home, and Through the First Years; by Susan L. Madden; Harvard Common Press, 1999
  • What to Do when Your Baby Is Premature: A Parent's Handbook for Coping with and Preventing Premature Birth; by Joseph Garcia-Prats; Crown, 2000
Compiled by Catherine Smith, MLS, medical librarian at the Family Health Library, The Children's Hospital, Denver, CO.
Published by RelayHealth.
Last modified: 2010-06-04
Last reviewed: 2010-06-04
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