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Birth kangaroo (skin-to-skin) care and breastfeeding. An eclamptic woman's story.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10565143     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Kangaroo care (KC), also known as skin-to-skin care, has been described often in the nursing literature for its benefits for both preterm and fullterm infants. In this case study KC was used for a mother in a high-risk situation: eclampsia. This mother gave birth to a 34-week preterm infant, and desired breastfeeding. KC was initiated, and due to the high risk for subsequent seizures, included close observation by these nurses. The mother successfully breastfed, and continued the KC at home.
Authors:
C G Roller; K Meyer; G C Anderson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  MCN. The American journal of maternal child nursing     Volume:  24     ISSN:  0361-929X     ISO Abbreviation:  MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs     Publication Date:    1999 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-12-01     Completed Date:  1999-12-01     Revised Date:  2007-10-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7605941     Medline TA:  MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  294-5     Citation Subset:  IM; N    
Affiliation:
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA. momcgr@aol.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Breast Feeding*
Eclampsia / nursing*
Female
Humans
Infant Care / methods*
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Premature*
Postpartum Period
Pregnancy
Risk Factors

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