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Effects of access to a stimulating object on infant behavior during tummy time.
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PMID:  22844145     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Placing infants in a prone position for "tummy time" often is recommended to ensure appropriate infant development and to combat the effects associated with infants spending extended periods of time in a supine position. However, tummy time may be associated with inappropriate infant behavior such as crying and noncompliance. We provided continuous access to a preferred stimulus to decrease negative vocalizations and to increase the duration of an infant's head being elevated during tummy time.
Heather J Kadey; Henry S Roane
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of applied behavior analysis     Volume:  45     ISSN:  1938-3703     ISO Abbreviation:  J Appl Behav Anal     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-07-30     Completed Date:  2013-01-02     Revised Date:  2013-07-12    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0174763     Medline TA:  J Appl Behav Anal     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  395-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York 13210, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Child Development*
Infant Behavior / physiology*,  psychology*
Infant Care
Supine Position*

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