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Index
AAP. See American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
ABG. See Arterial blood gas (ABG)
ABO system, 16
Abraham and Bailey Jo, story of, 2–3, 39, 117
CPAP devices and, 68
discharge from NICU, 196
parenting in the NICU and, 146
Acetaminophen, 122
Acidemia, 96
Active alert state, 152, 153
Admission process, NICU, 38
Adrenaline, 28
Advanced registered nurse practitioner (ARNP), 42
AGA. See Appropriate for gestational age (AGA) babies
Age, gestational, 17, 108, 228–229
AHA. See American Heart Association (AHA)
Air leaks, 84, 85, 114
Alcohol and breastfeeding, 180
Allison and Reece, story of, 64, 113, 169, 249–251
Alveoli, 27, 83, 84, 110, 114
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), 20, 202, 208,
213, 239
American Heart Association (AHA), 242, 243
Anemia, 109
in intermediate care, 200
of prematurity, 119–120
Anesthesiologists, 21
Anger and guilt, 141–142
Angle tolerance test, 202
Antenatal steroids, 29
Antibiotics, 10, 58, 90
for group B β-hemolytic streptococcus (GBS), 90–91
for necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), 125
Antigens, blood group, 16
Anxiety, 224
Apgar score, 29, 58, 292
Apnea
with bottle-feeding, 186
in intermediate care, 199
obstructive, 118
of prematurity, 2, 10, 110, 117–118
Appropriate for gestational age (AGA) babies, 17
Areola, 175
ARNP. See Advanced registered nurse practitioner (ARNP)
Arterial blood gas (ABG), 74
Arterial lines, 71
Aspiration with bottle-feeding, 186
Attachment, 142, 225–226
Attending physicians, 41
Audiology screenings, 201
August (Auggie), story of, 24, 28, 61, 66, 77–80, 270
discharge, 193
feeding, 182
growth and development, 262
at home, 229
parenting in the NICU and, 142, 143
respiratory support devices and, 111
skin-to-skin care, 158
Autopsies, 282
B
“Baby blues,” 142–143
Babysitters, 214, 242–243
Back sleeping, concerns about, 239
Back transport, 195
Bailey Jo and Abraham, story of, 2–3, 39, 117
CPAP devices and, 68
discharge from NICU, 196
parenting in the NICU and, 146
Ballard score, 108
Bathing of baby
after death, 281
at home, 240–241
Behavioral states in newborns, 152–156
Behavior problems, 267–268
Bilirubin, 2, 94–96
Birth complications
parents’ memories and stories about, 31
resuscitation activities and, 26–29
unexpected, 25
Birth defects. See Congenital anomalies
Birth depression, 96–100
Birth setting, 19–20, 25
Bladder tap, 76
Bleeding in the brain, 126–128, 220
Blindness, 54, 129, 131
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