Rich and Creamy for Our Preemie

A Coloring Book for Siblings of Babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

Book Description

5-pack of coloring books with crayons!

Having a child in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is difficult. It is important for every family member to be included. As children and their families read and color this book, they will learn how the NICU, other Moms, and local milk banks support breastfeeding and work to make the newest family member grow healthy and strong.

This new coloring books will help older siblings adjust to having a baby brother or sister in the NICU. Available in English and Spanish. With this warm and informative coloring book, parents and siblings of NICU babies learn that love and support flow from many places.

Join NICU Coordinators, Child Life Specialists, March of Dimes Chapters, Preemie Organizations, NICU Family Support Coordinators, and 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.

About Bar-Yam, Naomi Bromberg

About the Author: Naomi Bromberg Bar-Yam, ACSW, Ph.D., a social work and childbirth educator, has been writing for 25 years on topics such as parenting, breastfeeding, and milk banking. She received her master's in Social Work from the Wurzweller School of Social Work in New York and her Ph.D. from the Heller School at Brandeis University. Naomi has four children, two of whom began their lives in the NICU and are now healthy young adults. She is the founding director of Mothers' Milk Bank Northeast and a member of the Human Milk Banking Association of North America. She lives in Newton, MA with her husband, Yaneer. Naomi can be reached at Naomi@PlatypusMedia.com.


About the Illustrator: Lina Safar was born in Kiev, Ukraine. She graduated with honors from the University of Damascus, Syria, School of Fine Arts with a B.A. in Visual Communications and Illustration. While studying, she began working in book illustration, design, and painting, and has participated in many local and international exhibitions. Lina has illustrated over 15 books for international and American writers. She currently lives and paints in sunny Florida with her husband and their two children. To view more of her illustrations, visit www.linasafar.com. Lina can be reached at Lina@PlatypusMedia.com.