Massage with kinesthetic stimulation improves weight gain in preterm infants

@article{Massaro2009MassageWK,
  title={Massage with kinesthetic stimulation improves weight gain in preterm infants},
  author={An N. Massaro and Tariq A Hammad and B Jazzo and Hany Z Aly},
  journal={Journal of Perinatology},
  year={2009},
  volume={29},
  pages={352-357}
}
Objective:The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of massage with or without kinesthetic stimulation on weight gain and length of hospital stay in the preterm infant.Study Design:A prospective randomized clinical trial was conducted evaluating the effects of massage with or without kinesthetic stimulation (KS) on weight gain and length of stay (LOS) in medically stable premature (<1500 g and/or ⩽32 weeks gestational age) neonates. Infants were randomized either to receive no… CONTINUE READING