Thursday, August 29, 2013

Book Cover & Blurb: 10,000 Babies

aladjem 06 27 13
10,000 Babies: my life in the deliver room
Hastings, MI – Dr. Silvio Aladjem releases his memoir, 10,000 Babies, remarkable events he experienced as an OB in high risk pregnancies.
10,000 Babies is a compilation of true events in the life of an obstetrician and his patients, presented as short stories. Some may bring a smile others a tear. Anyone who has a child, whether a mother or a father, will not remain indifferent.
These stories range from those of the very early pregnancy, to the birth of triplets, from the anguish of not knowing if the baby will be born prematurely, to the unusual case where a mother thought that she was pregnant, when in reality she was not. Those that have not yet become parents or are already parents, will find in 10,000 babies a world they did not know existed.
Also included are chapters about the history of how we got where we are in the care of pregnant women, how different cultures influence childbirth, why myths surrounding pregnancy are still with us, and why those that care for pregnant women are a special breed of people
About the book:
10,000 Babies: My Life in the Delivery Room by Silvio Aladjem MD
ISBN: 978-1481714594
Publisher: AuthorHouse
Date of publish: March 2013
Pages: 254
S.R.P.: $19.95
About the author:
Silvio Aladjem MD, FACOG, FRSM, is Professor Emeritus in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University in Lansing, MI. and Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Wayne State University in Detroit, MI. He is Board Certified in both Obstetrics and Gynecology and the sub-specialty of Maternal Fetal Medicine. He is a member of many professional and scientific organizations, including the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the American Medical Association (AMA), He is the author of several textbooks of obstetrics and perinatal medicine. In addition he published extensively in professional scientific journals in the US, Europe and South America.
Kirkus Review:
“A longtime obstetrician delivers a debut medical memoir with heart. ….The author’s prose gives space to both the medical and personal sides of obstetrics, and his literary bedside manner is both meticulous and caring, unobtrusively touching on the many philosophical and ethical questions that arise in the course of his profession. ….. A deftly written book of medical and personal accounts of the beginning of life.”

No comments:

Post a Comment