Parental Stress and Family-Centered Interventions in the NICU

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Low-birthweight babies require specialized care. Improved care for these infants has reduced the number of adverse developmental and behavioral problems, but a significant proportion will still be diagnosed with disabilities severe enough to prevent them from functioning independently. Parents of these infants often experience high stress levels, which can affect the family‘s ability to perform role functions and may increase emotional or physical distress in family members. This module describes the common needs and stressors that the parents of an infant in the NICU experience. Interventions to improve parental coping skills and provide developmentally supportive care for their children will be provided.

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Low-birthweight babies require specialized care. Improved care for these infants has reduced the number of adverse developmental and behavioral problems, but a significant proportion will still be diagnosed with disabilities severe enough to prevent them from functioning independently. Parents of these infants often experience high stress levels, which can affect the family‘s ability to perform role functions and may increase emotional or physical distress in family members. This module describes the common needs and stressors that the parents of an infant in the NICU experience. Interventions to improve parental coping skills and provide developmentally supportive care for their children will be provided.

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