Stronger Than You Know is a preemie book inspired by Dr. Person’s very own neonatal intensive care experience with her daughter, Laila.
The story depicts a mother’s hope while watching her preemie grow in the NICU. This is a story that all preemie parents can relate to and appreciate. The illustrations are amazing and provide extra depth and understanding of the story. This is definitely a book to add to your preemie library!
Dr. Christie M. Person is an author, optometrist, and entrepreneur. A graduate of Xavier University of Louisiana and Pennsylvania College of Optometry, she currently works at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. Stronger Than You Know is her first book and was inspired after her own neonatal intensive care experience following the birth of her daughter. She enjoys reading, traveling domestically and abroad, as well as activities centered on physical fitness and a healthy lifestyle. Christie has volunteered with The March of Dimes in an effort to raise awareness of infant prematurity. She has also served on mission trips to Kenya, Haiti, and India. She lives in Marietta, Georgia with her daughter, Laila.