An Integrative review of the risks and benefits of swaddling healthy, full term infants

Track: 30 Minute Podium

Session Number: 304B
Date: Fri, Apr 6th, 2018
Time: 11:40 AM - 12:10 PM

Description:

Fallah, R., Naserzadeh, N., Ferdosian, F., & Binesh, F. (2016). Comparison of effect of kangaroo mother care, breastfeeding and swaddling on Bacillus Calmette-Guerin vaccination pain score in healthy term neonates by a clinical trial. The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine, published online June 30, 2016.

Graham, S.M., Manara, J., Chokotho, L., & Harrison, W.J. (2015). Back-carrying infants to prevent developmental hip dysplasia and its sequelae: Is a new public health initiative needed? Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics, 35(1), 57-61.

McDonnell, E., & Moon, R.Y. (2014). Infant deaths and injuries associated with wearing blankets, swaddle wraps, and swaddling. The Journal of Pediatrics, 164(5), 1152-1156.

Pease, A.S., Fleming, P.J., Hauck, F.R., Moon, R.Y., Horne, R.S., L’Hoir, M.P., . . . Blair, P.S. (2016). Swaddling and the risk of sudden infant death syndrome: A meta-analysis. Pediatrics, 137(6), 1-9.

White, A.L., Carrara, V.I., Paw, M.K., Malika, Dahbu, C., Gross, M.M., . . . McGready, R. (2012). High initiation and long duration of breastfeeding despite absence of early skin-to-skin contact in Korean refugees on the Thai-Myanmar border: A mixed methods study. International Breastfeeding Journal, 7(1), 19-31.
Session Type: Clinical Practice

Session Description: An integrative review of the latest swaddling literature will be presented, current recommendations based on the evidence summarized, and suggestions for safe swaddling discussed. This session will inform nurses, allow them to address parental concerns, and enable them to guide parents as necessary related to how to swaddle safely.
Primary Presenter Bio: Antonia Nelson is an Associative Professor of Nursing at Saint Anselm College in Manchester New Hampshire and she has been a nurse educator for 18 years. She has practiced as a nurse for 35 years, primarily in the neonatal and maternal-newborn areas and she has published in the areas of motherhood, breastfeeding, pacifier usage, NIDCAP care, and swaddling.
Primary Presenter Institution: Saint Anselm College
Session Type: Clinical Practice

Session Description: An integrative review of the latest swaddling literature will be presented, current recommendations based on the evidence summarized, and suggestions for safe swaddling discussed. This session will inform nurses, allow them to address parental concerns, and enable them to guide parents as necessary related to how to swaddle safely.
Primary Presenter Bio: Antonia Nelson is an Associative Professor of Nursing at Saint Anselm College in Manchester New Hampshire and she has been a nurse educator for 18 years. She has practiced as a nurse for 35 years, primarily in the neonatal and maternal-newborn areas and she has published in the areas of motherhood, breastfeeding, pacifier usage, NIDCAP care, and swaddling.
Primary Presenter Institution: Saint Anselm College