The effects of prone positioning on the quality and acquisition of developmental milestones in four-month-old infants.

@article{DudekShriber2007TheEO,
  title={The effects of prone positioning on the quality and acquisition of developmental milestones in four-month-old infants.},
  author={Linda Dudek-Shriber and Susan Zelazny},
  journal={Pediatric physical therapy : the official publication of the Section on Pediatrics of the American Physical Therapy Association},
  year={2007},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={48-55}
}
PURPOSE This study investigated whether positioning infants in the prone position while awake affected the quality and achievement of developmental motor milestones. METHODS One hundred four-month-old infants were administered the Alberta Infant Motor Scale to assess motor development. A Parent Questionnaire was used to gather information on time spent in various positions throughout a typical 24-hour day. RESULTS Significant differences (p < 0.001) in the achievement of seven prone, three… CONTINUE READING
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