Patient and Family Resources
Neonatology Recommended Reading
Many of these books can be checked out from the Family Resource Center at Seattle Children's or found at your local library or bookstore, or online.
- Newborn Intensive Care: What Every Parent Needs to Know, Jeanette Zaichkin, 2010
A comprehensive guide for parents with newborn children in the intensive care unit. The NICU has copies to loan.
- Parenting Your Premature Baby and Child: The Emotional Journey, Deborah L. Davis, PhD, and Mara Tesler Stein, PsyD, 2004
This book focuses on the emotional aspects of parenting a preemie.
- Preemie Parents: Recovering from Baby's Premature Birth, Lisa McDermott-Perez, 2007
Addresses the emotional stress, feelings of guilt and fear that are common in parents of premature infants.
- Pediatric Tracheostomy Home Care Guide, Cynthia M. Bissell, RN
An illustrated guide for parents caring for children with tracheostomies.