Title

Supporting Parents of Premature Infants: An Infant-Focused Family-Centered Approach

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date

2008

Program

Physical Therapy

Abstract

The goal of this chapter is to describe the behavioral development of the premature infant during the early months of life and the particular challenges faced by preterm infants as opposed to full-term infants.We present guidelines on how pediatricians and pediatric professionals can help parents respond to the needs of their infants over these early months.

Comments

ISBN 9781416000396

DOI

10.1016/B978-1-4160-0039-6.50035-5