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Cunero 12 : Cinco Meses en la UCI Neonatales (Paperback) (Jenny Jaeckel)

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A visually gipping graphic memoir, this Spanish translated graphic novel delivers the gritty details of a mother, a newborn, and a five-month stay in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). A routine prenatal exam reveals a dangerous problem and the first-time parents find themselves thrust into a world of close calls, sleepless nights, and psychological crisis. Surrounded by disagreements, deaths, extended family tensions, and questions of faith, the mother struggles to maintain a positive frame of mind. Against the antiseptic, mechanical reality of the NICU, the dedicated health professionals are drawn as sympathetic and wry animal characters. Doctor Eyes and Nurse Gentlehands are two of the care providers that do all they can to take care of Baby Asa. At times the parents battle feelings of helplessness but their determination, insight, bravery, and connection ultimately helps keep their little one alive.
Number of Pages: 116
Genre: Comics + Graphic Novels
Series Title: Cunero 12
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Small Pr United
Author: Jenny Jaeckel
Language: Spanish
Street Date: October 7, 2016
TCIN: 51556744
UPC: 9781941203125
Item Number (DPCI): 248-25-8810
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