Tuesday, June 30, 2009
Wever, Iowa nurse practitioner Nancy Leigh Harless’s story, “In God’s Palm,” has been included in the latest anthology, New Lives. published by Kaplan, a publisher of a broad range of educational and consumer books by and for healthcare providers. The book, New Lives is a compilation of stories from real nurses -- Stories about babies during their first year of life can be the most inspiring, touching, and heartbreaking tales. Nurses who care for these littlest of people collect multitudes of stories that touch the hearts of everyone, from those in nursing to anyone who simply enjoys stories of hope and inspiration. New Lives contains these stories in fascinating first-person narratives. All types of nurses, from hospitals, private practices, and in-home health care, tell their stories about the babies they’ve delivered and cared for. In turns joyous, humorous, and heartbreaking, these neonatal and prenatal nurses, midwives, labor and delivery nurses, pediatric nurses, and others share what it’s like to care for these small wonders at the very start of their lives. Edited and introduced by a registered nurse, this collection of stories will be treasured by those who love stories of survival.