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Early childhood nutrition and growth monitoring

14 September 2008

Primary Health Care

General

Much attention has been paid to the importance of breastfeeding in the first six months of life, but less to early nutrition and the importance of weaning from milk...

Infant bed-sharing: supporting parents to make an informed decision

22 March 2017

Nursing Standard

Evidence & practice

The practice of infant bed-sharing remains controversial in countries such as the UK and the US, despite its prevalence, and healthcare professionals are often faced...

Managing infant colic: a literature review

01 March 2013

Primary Health Care

Art & Science

This article reviews the literature underpinning interventions to manage colic with a particular focus on dietary modifications, pharmacology interventions,...

Open AccessPO11 – S.O.S. infant’s crying! An educational path in a paedatric counselling context

09 May 2016

Nursing Children and Young People

Supplement

Theme: Parenting/parenthood. Introduction: In Western societies, an infant’s crying often causes anxiety in parents. Educational and empowerment paths of parenthood...

Infant nutrition: part two

01 February 2000

Paediatric Nursing

CPD

Aims and intended learning outcomes This article aims to enhance the practitioner’s theoretical knowledge of infant nutrition and facilitate the integration of this...

Overcoming the barriers to using kangaroo care in neonatal settings

10 June 2015

Nursing Children and Young People

Art & Science

Skin-to-skin contact, or kangaroo care (KC), has benefits for babies and parents, improving clinical outcomes, temperature control, breastfeeding rates and...

Open AccessPO17 – Infectional viral diseases that cause acute diarrhoea with infants and toddlers: nursing and prevention. A systematic review

09 May 2016

Nursing Children and Young People

Supplement

Theme: Child protection and managing risk. Aim: The aim of the research was to describe infectional viral diseases that cause severe diarrhoea with infants and...

Baby tooth care: a forgotten priority?

16 January 2002

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Background The dental health of children in the UK has improved in the past 30 years, but tooth decay can still be a problem in children under five, especially those...

Recognising and treating infant colic

01 December 2004

Primary Health Care

CPD

Infant colic affects one in five infants in the first month of life and can be extremely distressing to both parent and infant. The aetiology is unknown and some...

How use of screen media affects the emotional development of infants

25 February 2014

Primary Health Care

Art & Science

This article reviews the literature relating to the potential impact of exposure to screen media on the emotional development of infants. The available literature...