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Supporting parents to read to their infants on a level 2 neonatal unit: launch of a neonatal library.

McMahon, E., Tebbs, A., Shanmugalingam, S. and Harding, C. ORCID: 0000-0002-5192-2027 (2020). Supporting parents to read to their infants on a level 2 neonatal unit: launch of a neonatal library.. Infant, 16(6), pp. 259-262.

Abstract

Growing evidence shows that preterm infants can be at increased risk of communication andliteracy difficulties as they acquire skills during their early years. The impact of these difficultiescan reduce inclusion in education and social situations for children born preterm. This articlesummarises the steps taken on a level 2 unit to introduce parents to reading books to theirinfants through use of a unit library on the neonatal unit.

Publication Type: Article
Additional Information: © 2020 Stansted News Limited. All rights reserved.
Publisher Keywords: parent support, early language, literacy, interaction, family-integrated care
Subjects: P Language and Literature
R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics > RJ101 Child Health. Child health services
R Medicine > RT Nursing
Departments: School of Health Sciences > Language & Communication Science
Date Deposited: 25 Nov 2020 09:39
URI: https://openaccess.city.ac.uk/id/eprint/25314
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