Perspectives from Health-Care Providers Local to Global: Words of Wisdom—Personal Reflections on Caring for Late Preterm Infants

  • Carole Kenner
  • Shahirose Sadrudin Premji


Late preterm infants and their families require recognition that their needs are different from the very preterm or term infant and family. Globally care for this population varies widely. This chapter brings together personal perspectives that present LPIs within a country context and health-care professionals’ personal stories of providing care to this vulnerable population. Narratives from Brazil, Japan, Malawi, Russia, and South Africa weave the collective story.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carole Kenner
    • 1
    • 2
  • Shahirose Sadrudin Premji
    • 3
  1. 1.School of Nursing and Health and Exercise ScienceThe College of New JerseyNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Council of International Neonatal Nurses, Inc. (COINN)YardleyUSA
  3. 3.School of Nursing, Faculty of HealthYork UniversityTorontoCanada

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