Includes 5 sets of coloring book with crayons.
Join NICU Coordinators, Child Life Specialists, March of Dimes Chapters, Preemie Organizations, NICU Family Support Coordinators and nonprofit preemie parent support organizations all over the country who use these coloring books to ease the older sibling's adjustment to having a baby brother or sister in the NICU.
It is difficult for the whole family when a new baby is in the NICU. In addition, the baby's siblings might not understand why their new baby can't come home right away. Come Home Soon, Baby Brother! explains that the NICU is a special place that works to make baby healthy. This coloring book is a playful and informative guide for the baby's older siblings, teaching them what they can do to be a great big brother or sister.
Debi Iarussi, Author, Come Home Soon, Baby Brother! A graduate of Radford University, Virginia, Debi is a Registered Nurse with extensive experience in Maternal Child Nursing and Women's Services. She has been an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) since 1995. She currently works as a lactation consultant in Austin, Texas, both in Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU) and with healthy newborns, and has a Private Practice called Heart To Heart Lactation Consulting. Debi lives with her two grown children, Jennifer and Andrew, and their puppy Bella. Debi can be contacted at Debi@PlatypusMedia.com.
Crystal Nobles, Illustrator, Come Home Soon, Baby Brother! Crystal is a 16-year-old high school student living in San Antonio, Texas and attending O'Connor High School. Crystal enjoys drawing, painting, and working in various other artistic mediums, but she especially enjoys drawing portraits of friends and family. Her artwork has won her awards, but more importantly has won her the smiles and admiration of many friends and family members. Crystal can be contacted at Crystal@PlatypusMedia.com.