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I Was Small But Now I'm Tall
by Jennifer Degl View author's profile page

Overview


I was Small, But Now I'm Tall is an engaging book for a child who was born prematurely, telling the tale of their earliest days in life in simple terms that kids can relate to.
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Description


Many children want to know their birth stories and ask questions like: 1. How big was I when I was born? 2. Can I see a picture of me after I was born? These questions can be difficult to answer when your baby was born prematurely. I was Small, But Now I'm Tall is an engaging book for a child who was born prematurely, telling the tale of their earliest days in life in simple terms that kids can relate to. It tells the story of a baby that was born much too early and spent many months in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). This premature baby, like many others, overcame the obstacles that threatened her survival and grew into a strong child.
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About the author


Jennifer Degl is the mother of four, including a micro preemie who was born at 23 weeks gestation, and the founder of Speaking for Moms and Babies, Inc. Her mission is to educate the public on maternal and neonatal health issues. She is the author of two other books and articles in the Journal of Pediatrics and the Journal of Perinatology. Jennifer is a fierce advocate for moms and babies, a passionate public speaker, a member of the International Neonatal Consortium, and she also serves on the Board of Directors for NICU Parent Network and NIDCAP Federation International. Jennifer has been a high school science teacher for 20 years and believes education is the key to healthcare reform. 

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Book details

Genre:FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS

Subgenre:Child Development

Language:English

Pages:30

Format:Paperback

Paperback ISBN:9781098333300


Overview


I was Small, But Now I'm Tall is an engaging book for a child who was born prematurely, telling the tale of their earliest days in life in simple terms that kids can relate to.

Read more

Description


Many children want to know their birth stories and ask questions like: 1. How big was I when I was born? 2. Can I see a picture of me after I was born? These questions can be difficult to answer when your baby was born prematurely. I was Small, But Now I'm Tall is an engaging book for a child who was born prematurely, telling the tale of their earliest days in life in simple terms that kids can relate to. It tells the story of a baby that was born much too early and spent many months in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). This premature baby, like many others, overcame the obstacles that threatened her survival and grew into a strong child.

Read more

About the author


Jennifer Degl is the mother of four, including a micro preemie who was born at 23 weeks gestation, and the founder of Speaking for Moms and Babies, Inc. Her mission is to educate the public on maternal and neonatal health issues. She is the author of two other books and articles in the Journal of Pediatrics and the Journal of Perinatology. Jennifer is a fierce advocate for moms and babies, a passionate public speaker, a member of the International Neonatal Consortium, and she also serves on the Board of Directors for NICU Parent Network and NIDCAP Federation International. Jennifer has been a high school science teacher for 20 years and believes education is the key to healthcare reform. 

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