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25 August 2011

Pain care for your premature baby

Parents who are taught to recognise and respond to signs of pain in their premature babies are more confident in caring for them at home, a new UK study shows.

Parents who are taught to recognise and respond to signs of pain in their premature babies are more confident in caring for them at home, a new UK study shows.

The study involved 169 parents  who had a child in one of four intensive care units in the London area. Half the parents received a booklet and two training sessions with a nurse on how to care for their child's pain, while the other parents received a general parenting booklet and no specific training.

 
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