ERIC Number: EJ867186
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Mar
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Baby Steps to Better Care: One Hospital's Story of Success in Health Care Improvement for Newborns and Their Families
Minear, Susan; Pedulla, Mary Jo; Philipp, Barbara L.
Zero to Three (J), v29 n4 p10-15 Mar 2009
Multidisciplinary support for families of newborns is critical for their health and safety. This article describes three programs at one urban hospital which were implemented to (a) improve breastfeeding support, (b) enhance practitioners' observation and communication skills, and (c) provide a comprehensive social response to the urgent nonmedical needs which new families face daily.
Descriptors: Health Services, Family Programs, Health Promotion, Public Health, Urban Areas, Nutrition, Observation, Interpersonal Communication, Social Influences, Hospitals, Neonates, Communication Skills
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