Maternal Involvement as a Predictor of Early Infant Conversational Turns In the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
This study examines the relationship between increased maternal presence/involvement in infant care while in the NICU and adult word count, infant vocalizations and conversational turns at 32, 34 and 34 weeks postmenstrual age.
Elisabeth C. McGowan, MD
Megumi Mori, BA1, Alicia Hersey, BA2, Richard Tucker, BA3, Betty R Vohr, MD3, Elisabeth C McGowan, MD3
1Brown University, 2Warren Alpert Medical School, 3Women & Infants Hospital (WIH), Providence, RI