Hospital finds parental care for NICU babies improves outcomes

09/24/2013 | Vancouver Sun (British Columbia), The

Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto has fully implemented a family integrated care initiative in its NICU, encouraging parents to be their infant's primary caregivers using nurses as their teachers. A pilot project to test outcomes showed a 25% improvement in weight gain among babies cared for by parents, a doubling of breast-feeding rates, an 11% reduction in infection rates and a 25% drop in treatment errors.

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