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Why the "Preemie Guides" are so important

Now there are 2 great preemie titles for helping you deal with preterm birth and all the complexities of having a preterm baby.

"The Complete Preemie Guide to: Surviving the NICU" is targeted to help parents become more familiar with the new and foreign environment of the NICU, find ways of coping with a preterm birth, and harness a greater sense of confidence and control during often difficult and trying times in the NICU.

"The Complete Preemie Guide to:Preemie Development" Is a landmark preterm book for the series. Parents are already saying that the book has given them critical information that has changed the way they will look to grow with their preterm baby.

Preterm babies are different in many ways."Preemie Development" will help teach you the impact of these differences to empower you to be the best preemie parent you could possibly be.

Its all EXPERT information!

Co-Founder of Preemiehelp.com Dr. Carly Molloy has collated an extensive volume of information relevant to preterm birth, from the contributions of our 20+ specialist preterm experts into one easy to follow resource for preemie parents in the NICU.

Both "The Complete Preemie Guide to: Surviving the NICU" and "The Complete Preemie Guide to: Preemie Development" represent the organisation and translation of massive amounts of research in the field of preterm birth ,over 1000 articles each with 100's of information points all about preterm birth and the NICU.

The work of understanding the research and what it means has been done for you. The most important information has been put into these easy-to-read guides so that you don't have to look through 1000's of seperate pieces of information from all over the internet.  So whether you have a preterm baby or preterm child... all the answers are here!

Its all 'must have' information!

With 2 great titles on preterm babies you have the best foot forward in helping your preterm baby have their best shot at a happy and fulfilling life.

Packed with over 250 pages of vital information for you and your preterm baby you will always have the answers to even the most difficult questions.

  • Quick tips from other preemie parents
  • Facts about Preemies & the NICU
  • NOW OVER!! 250+ pages of must know preemie content
  • Valuable insights from preemie parents
  • Tips from Leading preterm experts
  • Easy to understand language
  • Key topics for Surviving the NICU
  • Quick and easy NICU checklists
  • Tools to monitor yours and preemie’s progress
  • Packed with much more...

What's in the preemie guide!



Leading Expert Preemie information

Both "The complete guide to: surviving the NICU" and "The complete guide to: Preemie Development" combine the expertise from professional researchers and clinicians in preemie related fields with the experience and expertise gained from parents of premature babies.

Dr. Carly molloy (co-founder of preemiehelp) together with the experts at preemiehelp, who have over 50 years combined experience in premature birth and related fields, has been able compile an essential and practical guides covering a range issues vital to surviving the NICU and preemie development.

Included in "The preemie guides" are useful tips and words of wisdom from an invaluable type of expert... parents of premature babies who know what it feels like and have been through it all before.

"The preemie guides" are designed to help everyone involved with premature birth understand and cope with all that comes with it by providing both, great technical expertise but parenting expertise as well.

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Makes learning easy!

Preparing for life as a parent can be intimidating at the best of times, so dealing with the added challenges and disappointments of having a premature baby can be a extremely overwhelming and confronting time.

Not only do you have to deal with the emotional impacts of having a premature baby but the practical implications as well. It can be very difficult to find help and support for your premature baby.

When creating "The preemie guides" we had all these important issues at the forefront of our minds.

"The preemie guides" are designed so that it is easy to follow and easy to read guide for premature babies, parents and carers. The simple layout will make reading and learning a breeze.

With tips, notes,definitions and much more, throughout both guides, you will always have information and guidance at hand. Say goodbye to being overwhelmed and take control

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Freedom of Adobe Format

Adobe .pdf format allows us to make 'The complete preemie guide' feel like more than just a book. With interactive links and vibrant illustrations you'll be glad to get away from the standard ebook formats and feel the freedom.

This content rich environment gives you an immersive experience that is second to none.

The powerful .pdf file type suits the widest range of devices from PC to ipad, Blackberry to iphone. Some devices only allow for a single file type that is often dull and lifeless. In some cases (fictional stories) this can be a good thing. But with 'surviving the NICU" we wanted to make things come to life and inspire you to learn.

Active links internally and externally, mean you have access to important information from all over the internet at the click of a button.




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“Prematurity affects more than just your premature baby... let 'the preemie guide' help you!“




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Your Premature baby is too important

There are few things in life that could be called the most important things you will ever be a part of... children is most likely the single most important thing you will ever do

With this in mind you can give your premature baby the best possible start to life for the cost of a meal. When you think about it that way there is no reason you shouldn't give yourself the strength and confidence that comes with knowing you are doing the right thing.

Let the experts and parents of "The complete preemie guide to: Surviving the NICU" share all their knowledge with you and benifit from the tips and tricks, cheatsheets and programs. It's true,. yourpremature baby is too important to leave it to chance



You shouldn't have to worry about the NICU

The NICU can be a very overwhelming place. Constant buzzers and alarms going off, people running around, very little contact with your new born can all take its toll on a parent. With "The complete preemie guide to: Surviving the NICU" we want to make all of these experiences as easy as possible to deal with.

With over 130 easy-to-understand pages of important information and extras included in the instant download you will immediately have peace of mind and greater control over your environment.

 

 


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Your Premature baby needs your help!

There are few things in life that could be called the most important things you will ever be a part of... children is most likely the single most important thing you will ever do

Premature babies have many different complications that a normal birth child may not. It is important to get in early and identify all the things that you can do and look out for so that your premature baby has the best possible chance at life.

"The complete preemie guide to: Preemie Development" draws from the vast pool of preemie experts and parents alike sharing their combined knowledge with you to help you and your premature baby benifit from the facts and figures, tips and tricks, cheatsheets and programs. It's true,. your premature baby is too important to leave it to chance



Premature babies and developmental milestones...

 

Having a premature birth can be a very overwhelming experience and many new parents are often at a loss as to how to deal with certain realities about having a premature baby. Understanding developmental milestones and behavioural traits of your premature baby is a way of regaining control over aspects of premature birth.

"The preemie guide to: Preemie Development" contains over 120 easy-to-understand pages of important information and extras that cover all you 'need to know' about how to assess the development of your premature baby. You will help yourself just as much as you will be helping your premature baby because you will have piece of mind that you are doing all that you can to make your premature babies life as good as it can be.

 

 

 

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A Look inside "Surviving the NICU"

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It's all about clear and simple communication!

With ever increasing volumes of information being present it is becoming more difficult to determine which information is both relabel and valuable. Both of The Preemie Guides - "Surviving the NICU and Preemie Development" have been carefully planned to teach you what you need to know without going over the top. To increase ease of use we have also structured the visuals to form an easy-to-follow format.  Below can be seen snapshots from both "surviving the NICU" and "Preemie development" to see what they have in store for you click on the images below to zoom.

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With so much important information about your preemie and coping while in the NICU we think it will be the best $19.95 (30%off retail price) you've ever spent!

 

 

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Here's the 'table of contents' covering all the information you need to know about your preemie and the NICU. The table of contents below shows how complete the guide is. Combining this with the easy to read structure its a must for any preemie parent or relative.

  • Using this book

  • 7 Things to make it easier
  • What is Preterm Birth

  • 8 Preemies are more than just small
  • 9 Gestational age
  • 10 Categories of Preterm Birth
  • 11 Micro Preemie
  • 12 Small for Gesational Age
  • Understanding the NICU

  • 14 Introducing the NICU
  • 15 My Baby and the NICU
  • 16 Levels of Care
  • 17 Levels of care: Level 1
  • 18 Levels of care: Level 2
  • 19 Levels of care: Level 3
  • 20 NICU Timelines
  • Who is caring for my preemie?

  • 22 Introducing the Professionals
  • 23 Specialists
  • 24 The Nursing Team
  • 26 The Medical Team
  • 31 The Support Team
  • 32 Research Groups
  • 33 Research Groups - Benefits
  • 34 Research Groups - Value
  • Learning from other preemie parents

  • 36 Preemie Parent Insights
  • 37 Parents Insights
  • 38 What to Expect
  • The technology in the NICU

  • 42 Understanding NICU Technology
  • 43 Incubator (Isolettes)
  • 44 Ambient Oxygen Analyser
  • 45 Phototherapy
  • 46 IV line (Intravenous line)
  • 47 Vital Signs Monitor
  • 48 Breathing Equipment
  • 51 Feeding tubes - Nutrition
  • 52 Nutrition - Breast Milk
  • 53 Scales
  • Understanding the way you are feeling.

  • 55 The Emotional Journey
  • 56 Community and support
  • 57 Shock & Numbness
  • 58 Fear
  • 59 Anger
  • 60 Guilt & Failure
  • 61 Loss
  • 62 Powerlessness
  • 63 Coping & Healing
  • Getting to know your Preemie.

  • 66 Understanding Your Preemie
  • 67 What Preemies Look Like, 22 - 28weeks
  • 70 What Preemies Look Like, 29 - 32weeks
  • 73 What Preemies Look Like, 33 - 36weeks
  • 75 Sight
  • 76 Hearing
  • 77 Smell & Taste
  • 78 Touch & Pain
  • Knowing preemie’s body language.

  • 80 Communicating with you
  • 81 Reading the Signs
  • 82 General signs & considerations
  • 83 Behavioral States
  • 87 Signs Preemie Might Be Distressed
  • 90 Positive Signs
  • 92 Signs of Self-Comfort
  • 93 Lend a Hand!
  • Helping in the NICU.

  • 95 Being active in the NICU
  • 96 Helping Preemie Sleep in the NICU
  • 98 Protecting your preemie’s eyes
  • 99 Protecting your baby’s ears
  • 101 Optimizing positioning of your preemie
  • 102 Practicing Flexion is Important
  • 103 Containment; Nesting & Support
  • 106 Containment; Swaddling Your Preemie
  • 109 Preventing Head Flattening
  • 110 Positioning Your Preemie


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A look inside 'Preemie Development'

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It's all about clear and simple communication!

The Preemie Guide to: Surviving the NICU has been carefully planned to teach you what you need to know without going over the top. To increase ease of use we have also structured the visuals to form an easy-to-follow format. To see some of what 'the preemie guide to: surviving the NICU' has in store for you click on the images below to zoom and experience.

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Here's the 'table of contents' covering all the information you need to know about your preemie's development. The table of contents below shows how complete 'the preemie guide to: Preemie Development" is. Combining this with the easy to read structure its a must for any preemie parent or relative.

  • Using this book

  • 7 Things to make it easier
  • Development: Out of the NICU

  • 8 Introduction.
  • 10 Perinatal Risk Factors
  • 12 Environmental Risk Factors
  • 14 Follow-up Care: In Brief
  • Emotional Readiness

  • 19 Emotional Wellbeing
  • 20 Moving Forward
  • 21 Talk to Your Doctor
  • 23 Vulnerable Child Syndrome
  • 26 Tips for Managing Fear
  • 29 Finding Support
  • Corrected Age Versus Actual Age

  • 32 Corrected Age Versus Actual Age
  • 36 Follow-up Care
  • Early Development: The First Few Years

  • 40 Gross & Fine Motor Development
  • 41 Gross and Fine Motor Skills
  • 42 Milestones
  • 43 Fine Motor Development:
  • Preemies & Motor Problems

  • 45 Cerebral Palsy (CP)
  • 46 Fast Facts
  • 47 What is Cerebral Palsy?
  • 48 What causes CP?
  • 50 How is CP diagnosed?
  • 51 CP and Preterm Infants
  • 52 Developmental Follow-up
  • 56 Support Groups & CP Foundations
  • Prematurity and IQ: Early Years

  • 58 Understanding IQ in Preemies
  • 59 Overview of IQ: Early Years
  • 60 Early Assessment
  • 62 Cognitive Development
  • Visual Development in Infancy Preemies

  • 65 Introduction to Visual Development
  • 67 Milestones in Visual Development
  • 68 Studying Vision in Babies
  • Preemies & Early Visual Problems

  • 70 Eye Problems
  • 71 Retinopathy of Prematurity
  • 72 Incidence of ROP
  • 73 Long-term Outcomes
  • 75 Other Facts about Preemies and ROP
  • 79 Optimizing Visual Development
  • Other Sensory Developmental Issues

  • 83 Beyond vision
  • 84 Hearing
  • 86 Touch & Pain
  • 87 Milestones
  • 89 Intervention
  • 90 Sensory Integration
  • Optimizing Outcomes 0 – 18 months

  • 103 Social Optimization – Breast Feeding
  • 104 Breast Feeding Your Premature Baby
  • 106 Advantages of Breast Feeding
  • Teaching Your Preemie

  • 112 Stimulating Development
  • 113 Teaching Your Preemie Child
  • Appendix

  • 115 Technical References


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When purchasing "The Complete Preemie Guide to: Surviving the NICU" or "The Complete Preemie Guide to: Preemie Development" through this site you will be helping Preemiehelp.com support the Australian premature birth website Lil Aussie Prems (lilaussieprems.com.au) a wonderful support community and forum for families of prematurely born children and sick newborns.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

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I’m not very knowledgeable when it comes to medical equipment and terminology, will I be able to understand this book?
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Yes, "The Preemie Guide" is written so that the jargon and medical terms often used in the NICU are explained is easy to understand language. You’ll also find cheat sheets that you can easily refer to so you don’t have to remember everything.
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I have an ipad, will I be able to view this ebook on it?
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Yes "The Preemie Guide has been supplied in the .pdf format which is specifically optimised to work on dynamic devices such as PC's Mac's ipads, smartphones, etc. With high colour and multiple interfaces we felt it was the best option as a modern informatoin solution.
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I keep hearing and reading about the practical aspects of the NICU but no one seems to mention the psychological and emotional toll of giving birth prematurely, do you cover anything about these issues?
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Yes, the emotional impact on preemie parents is considerable and you’re right often ignored, we have taken the time to explore the emotional issues and suggested some strategies to cope whilst going through such a challenging time. You will also benefit from the experience and expertise of parents of preemies who have gone through the trials and tribulations of preterm birth.
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Will any of the money made from the book go back into helping preemies and their families?
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Yes, 100% of the proceeds of this book will be given to preemiehelp to maintain and develop important resources for preemies and their families. Please feel free to email preemiehelp with suggestions or ideas on what sort of resources you think would be the most useful.

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Everything you need...

The preemie Guides are taking real information and putting it in the hands of the people who need it most... the parents and carers of premature children.

For a tiny cost you can have all the information you will need in an easy-to-follow guide. Take advantage of our new release discounts and take control over your preemies future today!

All New!! Preemie Development guide!!!

After a overwhelming response to "The preemie guide to: Surviving the NICU" preemiehelp founder Dr. Carly Molloy has produced a stunning answer to its success in "The Preemie guide to: Preemie Development". With a whole new area of bag of vital information for preemie parents "the preemie guide to:"preemie development" delivers clear and easy to understand information that will empower all readers to know what steps to take to make their premature childs life as good as it can be.

50% off the twin pack or 30% each.

To celebrate the release of "The preemie guide to: Preemie Development" we are offering a massive 50% the retail price when you purchase both guides in our "twin pack". Thats over 250 pages of expert information and 15 pages of extra reduced from $59.90 to an AMAZING!!$29.95!! for both.

If you are looking to get only one of the guides we are extending the 'NEW RELEASE OFFER' to both books individually by offering a 30% off discount when purchasing either "The Preemie Guide to: Surviving the NICU" or "The Preemie Guide to: Preemie Development" reducing the price from $29.95 to Super Low $19.95 (the price of a meal!)

This offer ends at of the week. So be quick and take advantage of this limited time offer.

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