Feasibility of Using Kangaroo (Skin-to-Skin) Care With Colicky Infants

@article{Ellett2004FeasibilityOU,
  title={Feasibility of Using Kangaroo (Skin-to-Skin) Care With Colicky Infants},
  author={Marsha L. Cirgin Ellett and Doris A. Bleah and Stephanie Parris},
  journal={Gastroenterology Nursing},
  year={2004},
  volume={27},
  pages={9-15}
}
Infant colic affects about 20% of all infants and the cause remains elusive. Healthcare providers typically view infant colic as a minor inconvenience that is harmless to the thriving infant and will go away with time; however, parents view caring for a colicky infant as a crisis situation. The purpose of this feasibility study conducted via the internet was to examine the feasibility of implementing kangaroo care at the beginning of colicky episodes. Mothers of colicky infants began the study… 

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