Infant journal is the leading UK publication for the multidisciplinary team that cares for vulnerable sick or premature babies in their first year of life. Published bi-monthly, the journal contains authoritative articles with a clinical or practical bias written by experts in their field.
Abstracts of all articles are freely accessible by using the site search, or by browsing back issues. The full text of articles published from 2005 until March 2019 are available free of charge.
Current issue: March 2021
Femi Adeniyi, Sanjeev Rath, Yewande Wey
Robert Tinnion, Alan Fenton
Alexandra Fonfe, Dawn Clements, Liz Mckechnie
Kate F Parmenter, Katarzyna A Cooke, Amelia Penny, Pamela Ohadike, Abdul Mattara
From the March 2019 edition
FREE Delivery room cuddles for preterm babies: should we be doing more?
Sarah Bates, Lucie Edwards, Charlie Peters, Pippa Morrish, Kirsty Ashton, Harriet Nicholas, Charlotte Sullivan
Early delivery room contact between a preterm baby and a parent is now offered more frequently in units across the UK but it is yet to be accepted as standard care. This article presents data from the neonatal unit at Great Western Hospital in Swindon regarding time to first parental contact, a suggested standard operating procedure for facilitating a delivery room cuddle and four case studies written by parents about their first contact with their preterm babies.
FREE Quality improvement in the NICU: increasing the use of own mother’s milk
Katie James, Paul Bolla, Vanessa Sakalidis, Nania G. Schärer-Hernández
FREE BAPM’s latest framework for practice: Q&A
Wendy Tyler, Grenville Fox, Steve Jones, Alan Fenton
FREE The red hat pathway: reducing avoidable NNU admissions for hypoglycaemia
Jennifer McGrath, Joy Simmonds, Natasha Stephenson, Grenville Fox, Malgorzata Radomska
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