He interweaves this story with facts about prematurity and advice to parents facing similar situations.
I highly recommend this book, even if you don't think you're very interested in medical ethics or neonatal care.
Like any good doctor, Wolfberg is straightforward and, at times, blunt about the science and the medicine.
I started reading this book the day I got it, and could not put it down. The science is easy to understand, and the emotional side of having a premature baby comes through... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Elizabeth Smith
It's not often that a book so informative about a medical subject is also so gracefully written. The reason is clear: the author, an MD, lived through some of the scariest times... Read morePublished on August 17, 2012 by Brett J. Blackledge
Fragile Beginnings has a tense personal storyline layered with bulletins on the latest research in neuroscience. Read morePublished on May 2, 2012 by Bob Parks
This book takes readers through the author's own experience of having a premature daughter - during his medical residency - the challenges he and his wife faced, and ultimately... Read morePublished on March 15, 2012 by KW
Absolutely fantastic and engaging story that took me through an emotional roller coaster and provided a fascinating look into the developement and science of the modern neonatal... Read morePublished on March 14, 2012 by Rick