Our Preemie Adventure

 

The first book in the Preemie Adventure series; Our Preemie Adventure chronicles the journey that premature children and parents go through in the NICU. The book takes a humorous and heartwarming look at the milestones these children achieve as they work toward going home.

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Our NICU Journey is an inspiring children's book and keepsake that follows first time parents as they navigate the neonatal intensive care unit. This book provides individuals enduring the NICU a sense of hope and encouragement. It is the perfect gift for families with a loved one or multiples in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, NICU graduates, and healthcare workers and supporters who are dedicated to this fragile community. 

Our NICU Journey: The Tiny Keepsake for Miracles

 
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Small But Mighty
 

Small But Mighty is a beautifully illustrated children's book written specifically for a mother to read to her premature baby in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Follow her journey as she cares for her baby in the NICU, experiencing the joy, grief and unconditional love that comes with the birth of a preemie.

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Welcome to the NICU (I Made It) 

This story is a reassuring conversation between two families, one entering and one exiting the NICU. Sometimes, all you need to know is that you aren’t alone in the experience. From one NICU family to another, we are with you.

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My Baby Is A Superhero

Experience the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) through the eyes of a child and discover the best kept secret –There is a superhero inside us all! This book is based on the author’s family as they learned to navigate the NICU with their micro-preemie twins, born at 23 weeks.. The author & illustrator brilliantly transform the reality of the scary hospital world and requirements into a world outside of the hospital made for superheroes.

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Oops! I'm Early

This book is a message of hope for the parents of premature (preemie) babies. It's written in the words of a preemie, addressing his/her parents, giving them hope and reassurance about the future. The author was a premature baby herself. Another preemie baby book by this author is "Yippee! I'm Home".

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The Preemie Parent's Survival Guide to the NICU

The Preemie Parent’s Survival Guide is considered one of the best parenting books for those with preemie babies. The book has been written by us to tell you about the real experience of being in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit or NICU. No stone is left unturned in this in-depth survival guide as it will teach you how to deal with the many stressful situations in the NICU. 

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The Moment You Were Born: A Story for You and Your Premature Baby

The Moment You Were Born is a gentle and soothing story for you and your baby as you share moments in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Includes a "Note to Parents and Caregivers" with more ideas about sharing the NICU experience and staying close to your baby.

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Hello, Little Love!: A Letter from a Parent to Their Baby in the NICU

Hello, Little Love is an inspirational book written from a NICU parent's perspective. As parents read this book to their baby it will create a special opportunity for both parent and baby to bond during their NICU stay. A child's most important connections are not merely to the various monitors found within the NICU, but to their parents. This book will help parents see beyond the overwhelming medical necessities of the NICU and instead see their beautiful baby.

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Written by a neonatologist and a micro-preemie dad, this book takes you on a fun RESPIRATORY ADVENTURE through the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) as seen from the point of view of different families around the world. Doc Fort (a true-life neonatologist) will be your tour-guide as we explain some of the breathing problems, treatments and equipment used to heal babies. The book prepares parents for NICU life and serves as a keepsake of their own personal journey for years to come. The use of humor, heartwarming images and educational tips will help to make the NICU experience one highlighted by milestones, memories, and laughter.

Our Respiratory Adventure: A NICU Story

 
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My Early Surprise: A Bedtime Story For Preemies
 

Are you looking for a colorful, rhythmic story to read to your preemie? Are you a family member or friend of a preemie parent? Are you a neonatologist or a NICU nurse searching for a fun story to recommend to parents of preemies? Were you born premature and are looking for a creative way to explain your birth story to your child? Are you a parent looking for an engaging, diverse, and entertaining story to read to your little one?

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A Trach Baby Story (I Made It)

A Trach Baby Story is the first title in the 'I Made It' book series. This book tells the story of one baby's journey to, and through, tracheostomy surgery. It's a story of survival, love, and representation. May families find comfort and hope in seeing him beat the odds and make it home! This story is inspired by my own trach baby.

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The Littlest Peanut


This beautifully illustrated gender-free hard-cover book includes positive poems, inspirational quotes, a growth chart, visitors chart and plenty of space for journaling, medical notes as well as other thoughtful pages important and specific to a preemie's journey in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. The Littlest Peanut was designed and created to feel just like any other baby book, with the exception that it's special for the NICU journey.
 

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Our New Baby is in The NICU

A big brother is excited about the arrival of his new sibling. But when the new baby is born, the baby must stay in the NICU. The parents and hospital staff explain what the NICU is so that the big brother is not afraid of the things that he may see. They remind him that these things are helping his new baby sister, and it continues to be an exciting time for him - because he is still a new big brother!

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Super HD, My Little Rocket

This book was created in honor of Helio Daniel Spigel’s miraculous victory from prematurity. Life doesn’t always go as planned; sometimes the challenges we face along the way to our future can seem daunting. In those moments, you are forced to confront difficulties and circumstances which will lead you to discover your strength.

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Big Sis Visits the NICU

In this delightful book the reader follows six-year-old Nicole, an excited brand-new big sis whose brother has been born six weeks early and is now a new patient in the neonatal intensive care unit or NICU. Nicole goes on a tour of NICU with Dr. Terri, the neonatologist, and learns all about the world of preemies, which is now the new world of her little brother, Charlie. This book will delight anyone who has had a premature baby, any sibling who has a brother or sister in the NICU, any former preemie wanting to know more about their first few days, and anyone who works in the unique world of the NICU.

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Soon

What happens when a baby is born weeks or months before their due date? "Soon" takes the reader on a hopeful journey, honoring the fighting spirit of a preemie along the way. "Soon" fills this void by telling the story of a premature baby from birth to NICU to childhood in words a child can understand. Beautiful, realistic illustrations give a glimpse into the NICU world without overwhelming young children with too many tubes and wires. Families will treasure time spent turning the pages of "Soon" together and smiling with pride at how far they have come.

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Preemie Care: A Guide to Navigating the First Year with Your Premature Baby

The birth of a new baby is a time full of joy and wonder. But when your baby is born premature, that joy also comes with stresses and challenges.

Written for parents, but full of practical advice for health care professionals alike, Preemie Care helps ease the unique preemie journey to health, with a comprehensive guide to the first year of life. Leading neonatal nurse specialists Karen Lasby and Tammy Sherrow draw on their decades of experience, empowering you with the knowledge and resources to give your little one the best possible start in life—in the NICU and beyond.

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Peanut: A storybook for Mighty Preemie Babies

Little baby, I understand that life never goes exactly as planned, and that something so little can be something so grand." This is a story for small but mighty preemie babies. It's a story about love.

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Dear Baby Preemie: A Miracle in the NICU

Dear Baby Preemie: A Miracle in the NICU has been a passion project for Jacque. The catalyst to write the book came from multiple people in Jacque's circle having premature children and simultaneously feeling alone in the process. As a preemie himself, Jacque felt more people needed to hear and visualize the mighty move of God in his parents' life concerning this epic event.

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Tiny Humans, Big Lessons: How the NICU Taught Me to Live With Energy, Intention, and Purpose

In this remarkable book of personal and professional transformation, Sue Ludwig, a neonatal therapist, shares how her tiny patients in the NICU (neonatal intensive care unit) guided her to step off her hamster wheel of existence and into a new way of living. Through real patient stories, reflection, and practical tools, she reveals how, by following the lead of these in her care, she found her way to a more vibrant, purposeful, and impactful life than she ever imagined possible―and how you can, too.

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Sammie the Salmon

Sammie the Salmon is an adorable story about a salmon that was born very early and goes through all the same experiences as babies born prematurely. It’s a tale of love and letting go of fears associated with having a premature child.Sammie begins his life as a tiny little fish, but quickly grows into the “biggest salmon anyone had ever seen”! This is a story of hope meant to inspire other families with miracle babies. It is written by a mom of a baby born at 26 weeks, weighing 1 lb. 13 oz. Sam stayed in the NICU for three months.

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Faces of the NICU

Let’s learn about some of the Faces of the NICU and the roles that they play in helping to take care of premature, medically fragile or ill infants.

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Go Preemies! Inspirational Stories of the World's Most Famous Preemies

This book showcases some of the most famous Preemies in history. The book uses amazing facts and amazing images to show what the small babies can do. 

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 This faith-based book includes words of encouragement, positive affirmations, and a reminder of God's perfect plan. Whether this is a baby shower gift, a NICU Graduation gift, or just a positive book for kids in your life, this book is sure to bring hope and conviction to all who read it that they were born for a time such as this.

From Small Beginnings

 
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