The Effectiveness of Mother Infant Interaction on infantile colic

Saeidi, Reza and Ziadi Lotf Abadi, Maryam and Saeidi, Abolghasem and Gholami Robatsangi, Mahbobe (2014) The Effectiveness of Mother Infant Interaction on infantile colic. Iranian Journal of Neonatology IJN, 4 (4). pp. 34-38.

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Introduction: Infantile colic has been defined as episodes of excessive and persistent crying without known medical cause. Kangaroo mother care is a new method for case of newborn with several advantages. This study designed for evolution KMC and its effect on infantile colic. Methods: This study is a randomized controlled trial, from 1th may 2008 to 1th may 2009 a total of 70 children, aged 3-12 weeks with persistent colic symptoms that referred to sheikh children hospital (Clinic). Normal mother-infant pairs were recruited at 3 to 12 weeks of age after obtaining baseline for two days. All cases divided randomly to kangaroo care and conventional care group. For analyzing the data we used 2-sample t test, X² test and fisher exact test. Results: In the begining of study, the kangaroo care group had 3.5hr/d crying and after the intervention, it decreased to 1.7hr/d, the difference were significant (P<0.05). But there were no difference in feeding duration between 2 groups (P=0.2). Awake and content (normal behavior) behaviors were significantly increased in the kangaroo care group (P=0.001). Sleeping duration was significantly increased in the kangaroo care group (P=0.02). Conclusion: Kangaroo care may use as a simple and safe method for colicky infants treatment.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WS Pediatrics
Divisions: Journals > Iranian J Neonatology
Depositing User: ijn ijn
Date Deposited: 24 Sep 2017 16:37
Last Modified: 24 Sep 2017 16:37

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