The competent newborn and the neonatal behavioral assessment scale: T. Berry Brazelton's legacy.

@article{Nugent2013TheCN,
  title={The competent newborn and the neonatal behavioral assessment scale: T. Berry Brazelton's legacy.},
  author={J. Kevin Nugent},
  journal={Journal of child and adolescent psychiatric nursing : official publication of the Association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nurses, Inc},
  year={2013},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={173-9}
}
This article celebrates Berry Brazelton's extraordinary contribution to our understanding of child development by focusing on two representative themes. The first is that newborns are competent and organized from the very beginning and that the neonate is in a dynamic rather than passive relationship with the environment. The second is the recognition that the newborn period is an extremely sensitive stage in the transition to parenthood and as such may be the intervention "touchpoint" par… CONTINUE READING

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