Improving Feeding Outcomes in the NICU : Moving From Volume-Driven to Infant-Driven Feeding

@inproceedings{Shaker2010ImprovingFO,
  title={Improving Feeding Outcomes in the NICU : Moving From Volume-Driven to Infant-Driven Feeding},
  author={Catherine S. Shaker},
  year={2010}
}
Current research on feeding outcomes after discharge from the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) suggests a need to critically look at the early underpinnings of persistent feeding problems in extremely preterm infants. Concepts of dynamic systems theory and sensitive caregiving are used to describe the specialized needs of this fragile population related to the emergence of safe and successful feeding and swallowing. Focusing on the infant as a coregulatory partner and embracing a framework… CONTINUE READING

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