The Early Edition
|vol 2 edition 2 April/May 1998|
|In This Issue...
E-Male...pages 9 - 10
12 - 13
Editorial Notes...page 20
Spring!!!! A time of new beginnings, new life, new hope! Okay, okay, if
you reside below the equator, then it would be more appropriate to say Happy Autumn!!!
Either way, it is a time for changes. And one thing is for certain, if you
are in anyway involved with a child who was born prematurely, then you life has definitely
The topics being discussed come from both the e-mail support
list as well as the discussion board list.
Jon shares his thought on time, specifically, the time we spend with our children.
Justine takes over the Expressions column, and gives some thought on nursing when you finally come home from the NICU.
Mara and Debbie talk about the differences between being a parent of a full term healthy child, and being the parent of a premature and/or sick child. You have become a different kind of parent that you had hoped/dreamed of being. Read on to find ways of coping and adjusting to your new role.
Kerry and Mara give advice on handling the baby showers. Did you miss your shower? Does the thought of a baby shower depress you?
The resource pages focus on something that everyone from Preemie-l is REALLY excited about. Our first parents and professionals conference. The Alexis foundations has worked very hard to organize "Empowering Parents of Preemies". All of the speakers are members of Preemie-l.
Special note: If you are printing this newsletter out, and distributing it, or if you have seen it in your NICU.. please drop the editor a note. We would like to get an idea of where "The Early Edition" is being distributed. We just want an idea of how far the readership reaches!
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|Disclaimer: The writings and opinions contained in this newsletter are strictly the opinions of the writer, and do not contain any endorsements, or guarantees, of any kind. Further, these opinions and writings are in no way meant to be considered as medical advice. Nor are they meant to replace any medical advice. Always discuss concerns and questions with your physician.|
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