The Early Edition
|vol 1 edition 4 December 1997|
|In This Issue...
Topics of the
Dealings...pages 8 - 10
Preemie Things...page 15
Editorial Notes...page 16
holidays are upon us, and regardless of ones beliefs or traditions, this time of year is
especially trying for those of us caring for premature infants.
The topic for this month is simple, "What inspired you?' Preemie parents share the things that kept them going, and restored their hope during the bleak moments.
Our resident "Emale" gets somewhat sentimental as he shares with us his feelings and thoughts during his son's first birthday.
It is hard to get excited about the holidays with one still in the NICU, Kerry gives you tips on how to bring the spirit to your baby. Then Kerry and Mara help you understand and cope with the blues associated with having a wee one in the hospital during what should be the most joyest of seasons.
The birth of the septuplets has no doubt astounded us all. It brings with it a full range of feelings... anger, jealousy, guilt.. to name just a few. Mara and Deborah take us through some of those feelings and give some ideas on how to deal with them.
In the "Imagine" column read as three moms share their thoughts and fears of having a child much too early.
The information page highlights two of my favorite internet web sights:
Look for the biography page to return with the next issue!!!
Please print and share this newsletter with other preemie parents.... reach out to them and let them know they are not alone. To print, from your browser window, go to file, then to page setup, and delete anything in the header and footer section, and set the margins to 0.25 inch or less. The newsletter must be printed out page by page, we are working on a way to print the entire newsletter as one file.
|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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