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Department of Pediatrics

Parent Publications

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Here we provide summaries of several helpful books about parenting.

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Breastfeeding Your Hospitalized Baby

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by Nancy May Hurst, RN, M.S.N., IBCLC, Texas Children's Hospital, 2004, 38 pages

Breastfeeding Your Hospitalized Baby, Texas Children's Hospital

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What to Do When Your Baby Is Premature

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by Joseph A. Garcia-Prats, M.D., and Sharon Simmons Hornfischer, RN, BSN. Three Rivers Press, 2000, 361 pages.

What to Do When Your Baby Is Premature has the most up-to-date information on:

  • Most common medical conditions that can cause prematurity
  • Steps to take to prevent early delivery
  • Latest options for treatment
  • Understanding the neonatal intensive care unit
  • Specific recommendations for different stages of prematurity
  • Taking premie babies home
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Good Marriages Don't Just Happen

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by Catherine Musco Garcia-Prats and Joseph A. Garcia-Prats, M.D. Thomas More, 2000, 272 pages.

"Following our first book, Good Families Don't Just Happen, we decided to write another detailing the ingredients for a successful marriage. In our book Good Marriages Don't Just Happen we hope that the readers will gain an understanding of the important components that have helped us to have a successful marriage while raising our ten sons." (Catherine & Joseph Garcia-Prats)