Resources

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1 Being parent at the neonatal unit - Leaflet 11: Cue-based feeding - French Version
Knowing how to support each stage of the development of your baby’s feeding skills will lead to a positive feeding experience for your premature newborn baby.
2 Being a parent at the neonatal unit - Leaflet 4: Diaper change - French version
The traditional method of diaper changing involves lifting the baby’s bottom to gain access to the area to be cleaned and to replace the diaper. Premature babies are often less tolerant of changes in position because of their immaturity.
3 Being a parent at the neonatal unit - Leaflet 3: Touch – French Version
The baby’s sense of touch develops in the mother’s womb with the containment and pressure provided by the amniotic fluid. The uterine wall also helps your baby feel secure and exercise his/her muscles.
4 Being a parent at the NICU - Leaflet 2: Kangaroo Care - French version
Kangaroo care (KC) offers a privileged contact between the parent and the baby. It creates a comforting environment with several elements reminiscent of life in the mother’s womb: heartbeat, breathing, digestion sounds, familiar smells and voices, etc.
5 Fern (2011). A neurodevelopmental care guide to positioning and handling the premature, fragile or sick infant.
Book on positionning premature infants
6 Being a parent at the neonatal unit - Leaflet 5: Swaddling - French version
Swaddling allows your baby to feel a reassuring touch on his body: the blanket surrounds him/her as did the uterus and the amniotic fluid in the mother's womb.
7 Being a parent at the neonatal unit - Leaflet 1: Swaddled bath - French version
The swaddled bath reproduces what your baby has experienced in the womb: being wrapped in fetal position, feeling surrounded by water and floating in weightlessness.
8 Parenting in the neonatal unit - Leaflet 11: Cue-based feeding - English Version
Knowing how to support each stage of the development of your baby’s feeding skills will lead to a positive feeding experience for your premature newborn baby.
9 Parenting in the neonatal unit - Leaflet 9: Positionning - English version
The therapeutic positioning in neonatal unit reproduces the position of the baby in the mother's womb, thus the physiological position.
10 Parenting in the neonatal unit - Leaflet 1: Swaddled bath - English version
The swaddled bath reproduces what your baby has experienced in the womb: being wrapped in fetal position, feeling surrounded by water and floating in weightlessness.