ERIC Number: EJ651029
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Skin-to-Skin Contact (Kangaroo Care) Promotes Self-Regulation in Premature Infants: Sleep-Wake Cyclicity, Arousal Modulation, and Sustained Exploration.
Feldman, Ruth; Weller, Aron; Sirota, Lea; Eidelman, Arthur I.
Developmental Psychology, v38 n2 p194-207 Mar 2002
Investigated the effect of mother-infant skin-to-skin contact on self-regulatory processes of premature infants. Found that infants treated with prolonged skin-to-skin contact showed improvements in state distribution, sleep-wake cyclicity, emotionality thresholds, arousal modulation, mother-infant shared attention, and infant sustained exploration. (JPB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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