The Newborn as a Person: Enabling Healthy Infant Development Worldwide

The Newborn as a Person: Enabling Healthy Infant Development Worldwide

By: J. Kevin Nugent (author), Bonnie Petrauskas (author), T. Berry Brazelton (author)Hardback

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Advances in the fields of psychology and psychiatry have bolstered the perspective that infants are not the passive recipients of sensory stimulation as it was once thought. Built on T. Berry Brazelton s paradigm-shifting work on the individuality of infants, this book provides relevant information on the necessity for family-centered intervention in the newborn period. Coverage is wide-ranging, authoritative, and practical. This landmark collection includes contributions from T. Berry Brazelton, Tiffany Field, Rachel Keen, and many others. Pediatric professionals will receive practical guidance to support families, immediately beginning in the newborn period.

About Author

J. Kevin Nugent is the founder and Director of the Brazelton Institute at Children's Hospital in Boston and is on the faculty of the?Harvard Medical School?in the Department of Pediatrics. He is also Professor of Child and Family Studies at?University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He is coauthor, with Dr. Brazelton, of the Neonatal Behavior and Assessment Scale. Bonnie J. Petrauskas is the Director of Johnson & Johnson Corporate Contributions and Community Relations. T. Berry Brazelton, PhD, is a noted pediatrician and author of many scholarly and popular books on infants and toddlers. He is the Chair of the Pediatrics Department of Harvard Medical School, creator of the Brazelton Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale, and is nationally recognized as "America's most celebrated baby doctor since Benjamin Spock."

Contents

Part I. Looking Back. Chapter 1. The Discovery of the Human Newborn: A Brief History (J. Kevin Nugent, PhD). Part II. Contemporary Research And Practice: International Perspectives Research on Newborn Behavior and Development. Chapter 2. Predicting Development for Extremely Low Birth Weight Infants: Sweden (Karin Stjernqvist, PhD). Chapter 3. The Effects of Newborn Massage: U.S.A. (Tiffany Field, PhD). Chapter 4. Perinatal Factors Influencing Development: Spain (Carme Costas-Moragas, PhD). Chapter 5. Supporting Parents of At-Risk Infants: Lessons from Japan (Shohei Ohgi, PhD and Tomitaro Akiyama, MD). Chapter 6. The Cultural Context of the Mother-Infant Relationship: Korea (Yeonghee Shin, RN, PhD and Byunghi Park, EdD). Chapter 7. Moments of Meeting: Pivotal Moments in Mother, Infant, Father Bonding: Switzerland (Nadia Bruschweiler-Stern, MD). Chapter 8. The Developmental Niche of the Young Infant: Kenya (Charles M. Super, PhD and Sara Harkness, PhD, MPH). Early Intervention with Infants and Families. Chapter 9. Early Intervention and Fatherhood: Denmark(Hanne Munck, Cand. Psych.). Chapter 10. A Model for Working in Community Health Settings: The U.K. (Joanna Hawthorne, PhD and Betty Hutchon, SROT). Chapter 11. Using the NBO with At-Risk Infants and Families: U.S.A. (Yvette Blanchard, ScD, PT). Chapter 12. Early Intervention in an Australian Setting (Beulah Warren, MA Hons). Chapter 13. Reaching Out to Rural Communities: A Community Health Model: Thailand (Nittaya Jirathiyut Kotchabhakdi, MD, MS (MCH) and Naiphinich Kotchabhakdi, PhD). Chapter 14. Maternal-Child and Family Nursing and Preventive Intervention: U.S A. (Kristie Brandt, RN, CNM, MSN, ND). New Models in Training Health Care Professionals. Chapter 15. The Touchpoints Approach (Ann Coleman Stadtler, MSN, CPNP and John Hornstein, EdD). Chapter 16. The Newborn as a Touchpoint: Training Pediatricians in Portugal (Joao Gomes-Pedro, PhD, MD). Chapter 17. Humanizing the Infant: France (Drina Candilis-Huisman, PhD and Marie Fabre-Grenet, MD). Chapter 18. The NBAS in a North Carolina Clinical Setting: Hospital and Home (James M. Helm, PhD and Marie A. Reilly, PT, PhD). Chapter 19. Relationship-Based Practice in the Newborn Nursery: Thoughts for the Pediatric Professional: USA (Constance Keefer, MD, Lise Carolyn Johnson, MD, and Susan Minear, MD). Chapter 20. Preparing Professionals to Work with Newborns: The Brazelton Institute Experience: USA ( Jean Gardner Cole, MS, Cecilia F. Matson, MA, and Thembi Ranuga, MPH, MS, APRN-BC). Chapter 21. Integrating Developmental Principles into the Daily Work of Health Professionals: Italy (Gherardo Rapisardi, MD Adrienne Davidson, MS, BPT, Roberto Paludetto, MD, and Giuseppina Mansi, PhD). Part III. Looking Towards The Future. Chapter 22. A View from the Lab (Rachel Keen, PhD). Chapter 23. Parent-Infant Bonding and Doula Support (John H. Kennell, MD). Chapter 24. The Brazelton Baby: The Other Side of the Coin (Ed Tronick, PhD). Chapter 25. Evolving Family Dynamics and Neonatal Assessment (Bonnie J. Petrauskas). Chapter 26. Future Dialogue Between the Neurosciences and the Behavioral Observation of Infants (Daniel N. Stern, MD and Nadia Bruschweiler-Stern, MD). Chapter 27. The Role of the Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale: Personal Reflections (T. Berry Brazelton, MD).

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780470386453
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 336
  • ID: 9780470386453
  • weight: 644
  • ISBN10: 0470386452

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