Effects of prone and supine position on heart rate, respiratory rate and motor activity in fullterm newborn infants

@article{Amemiya1991EffectsOP,
  title={Effects of prone and supine position on heart rate, respiratory rate and motor activity in fullterm newborn infants},
  author={F. Amemiya and J. Vos and H. Prechtl},
  journal={Brain and Development},
  year={1991},
  volume={13},
  pages={148-154}
}
Polygraphic recordings were obtained for 24 normal full-term neonates on their 4th or 5th day of life. Thirteen of the infants were first fed, laid supine for 3 hours, fed again around noon and laid prone for 3 more hours. The other 11 were first laid prone and then supine. The awake state was observed more in the supine than the prone position (P less than 0.001). Wakefulness occurred at the expense of state 1 and/or state 2. The heart rate (HR) was higher in babies lying prone. It was also… Expand
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