American Academy of Pediatrics http://www.healthychildren.org
International Association of Infant Massage http://www.iaim.net
Massage Therapy Canada http://www.massage.ca
Primary Care Pediatrics Ontario Association of Pediatricians http://www.utoronto.ca/kids
Benefits of Infant Massage. Infant Massage USA website. Available at: http://www.infantmassageusa.org/learn-to-massage-your-baby/benefits-of-infant-massage/. Accessed January 14, 2013.
Ezzo J. What can be learned from Cochrane systematic reviews of massage that can guide future research?
J Altern Complement Med. 2007;13(2):291-295.
Field T. Massage therapy for infants and children.
J Dev Behav Pediatr. 1995;16:105-111.
Hernandez-Reif M, Diego M, Field T. Preterm infants show reduced stress behaviors and activity after 5 days of massage therapy. Infant Behav Dev. 2007;30:557-561.
Massage research abstracts. University of Miami Touch Institute website. http://www6.miami.edu/touch-research/Massage.html. Accessed January 14, 2013.
Massage Therapy: An Introduction. National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine website. Available at: http://nccam.nih.gov/sites/nccam.nih.gov/files/D327.pdf. Updated August 2010. Accessed January 14, 2013.
Prematurity. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed/what. Updated December 24, 2012. Accessed January 17, 2013.
Weiss SJ. Psychophysiologic and behavioral effects of tactile stimulation on infants with congenital heart disease.
Res Nurs Health. 1992;15:93-101.
This content is reviewed regularly and is updated when new and relevant evidence is made available. This information is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with questions regarding a medical condition.
Copyright © 2012 EBSCO Publishing
All rights reserved.
It's time to stop guessing. If you want to make some changes but just aren't sure how, the free personal health survey from LiveWell is a great place to start.
Fight heart disease and prevent heart attacks. HeartSHAPE® is a painless, non-invasive test that checks pictures of your heart for early-stage coronary disease.
How many calories do you need to eat each day to maintain your weight and fuel your physical activity? Enter a few of your stats into this calculator to find out.
Using body mass index as a reference, this calculator determines your ideal body weight range. All you need to do is enter your height.
This tool considers your height and weight to assess your weight status.
Wellmont Nurse Connection is your resource for valuable health information any time, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Speak to a Nurse any time, day or night, at (423) 723-6877 or toll-free at 1-877-230-NURSE.
You clicked on a link that will cause you to leave myWellmont.
For security purposes you will be signed out.