References for my own publications



"Trends in Target Diseases 1960 - 1986 at Manama Hospital" 

                                    Dip.CHDC Dissertation:        (Swedish, ICH Uppsala University)


The "kangaroo-method" for treating low birth weight babies in a developing country.

                                    Tropical Doctor, April 1994, 24: 57-60.


Reduction of posterior dislocation of the hip.

                                    Tropical Doctor, July 1994, 24: 134-135


A "treatment score" for primary and pulmonary tuberculosis.

                                    Central African Journal of Medicine, 1995; 41: 1-6.


Opistophthalmus glabrifrons scorpion envenomation

                                    South African Medical Journal, 1996; 86: 981-982.


Scorpion sting in Zimbabwe

                                    South African Medical Journal, Feb 1997, 87:163-167.


Clinical description of Parabuthus transvaalicus  scorpionism in Zimbabwe,

                                    Toxicon, May 1997 35; 759-771


Observations on newborn Parabuthus transvaalicus Purcell, 1899

            (with Moira FitzPatrick)


Kangaroo mother care in low-income countries.

            Adriano Cattaneo, Riccardo Davanzo, Nils Bergman Nathalie Charpak.

                                    Journal of Tropical Paediatrics 1998; 44: 279- 282.


Introducing kangaroo-mother care.                                       

                                    Pedmed 1998 Sept/Oct: 9-10


Making newborn care work

                                    Child Health Dialogue 1998, Issue 11:p4.


Kangaroo Mother Care

            Hann M, Malan A, Kronson M, Bergman N, Huskisson R.

                                    South African Medical Journal, 1999 Vol 89; 37-40


Kangaroo Mother Care in the Nursery.                                (Reference list)

            Kirsten GF, Bergman NJ, Hann FM.

                                    Pediatric Clinics of North America, 2001 Vol 48(2) 443 - 454


Early skin-to-skin contact for mothers and their healthy newborn infants.

            Anderson GC, Moore E, Hepworth JT, Bergman N

                                    Cochrane Collaboration Systematic review (in press online).

                                     In: The Cochrane Library, April, 2003. Oxford: Update Software. Updated Quarterly.


Advancing in Leaps and Bounds: Update on recent Developments in kangaroo Mother Care (KMC).

              Hann M, Bergman N, Malan A.

            MCH News, April 2003 Issue number 19; 2


News from the regions – South Africa; Fourth International Workshop on Kangaroo Mother Care (letter)

            Bergman NJ, Malan AF, Hann FM

                                    Journal of Tropical Pediatrics, 2003 Vol 49(5);311-312


Patient population movement in a Cape Town Obstetric service.

            I. Human, M Kroon, N Bergman, S Fawcus, B Ntwana

                        South African Medical Journal 2003 Vol 93(9); 634


Randomized controlled trial of skin-to-skin contact from birth versus conventional incubator care for physiological stabilisation in  1200- and 2199-gram newborns.

                        Bergman NJ, Linley LL, Fawcus SR

                                    Acta Paediatrica 2004  Vol 93(6); 779-785


 The Perinatal Mental Health Project.

                      Honikman S, Rosenthal H, Faure S, Wirz B, van Zijl S, Littlejohn M, Bergman N, Fawcus S. 
                      In: Mental health promotion: Case Studies from Countries. A joint publication of the World Federation for Mental Health
                       and the World Health organisation. Eds S Saxena, PJ Garrison, World Health Organisation, 2004. 83-86.


Le portage kangourou. (French)

                        Bergman NJ

                                    Les Dossiers de l’allaitement (hors serie) (edited by LLL France)  March 2005, 12-21


“More than a cuddle: skin-to-skin contact is key”.

                        Nils Bergman

                                    The Practising Midwife 2005 Vol 8(9): 29


The relation between early mother-infant skin-to-skin contact and later maternal
sensitivity in South African mothers of low birth weight infants.

                        Bigelow AE, Littlejohn M, Bergman N, McDonald C.

                        Infant Mental health Journal, 2010 Vol 31(3); 358-377


State of the art and recommendations Kangaroo mother care:
application in a high-tech environment

                        Nyqvist,K.; Anderson,G.; Bergman,N.; Cattaneo,A.; Charpak,N.; Davanzo,R. et al

                        Acta Paediatrica, 2010, Jun;99(6):812-9. Epub 2010 Mar 8.


 Towards universal Kangaroo Mother Care: recommendations and report from the First

                European conference and Seventh International Workshop on Kangaroo Mother Care.

                        Nyqvist,K.H.; Anderson,G.C.; Bergman,N.; Cattaneo,A.; Charpak,N.; Davanzo,R.

                        Acta Paediatr. 2010 Jun;99(6):820-6. Epub 2010 Mar 6.


Kangaroo Care for the Preterm Infant

            Bergman N, Carney G, Ludington-Hoe S

                        Infant Child and adolescent Nutrition 2010 Vol 2(3); 165-169


 “Are our eyes bigger than A Baby’s Stomach?”

                        Bergman N     

                        Sensitive Midwifery Magazine, 2011 14 (July Sept): 20-22.


Neuroscience speaks to quality of neonatal outcomes”

                        Bergman N

                        Paediatric Focus, Volume 2, No2 May 2011, 8-9


 “Should Neonates Sleep Alone?”

                        Morgan BE, Horn A, Bergman NJ.

                        Biological Psychiatry, 2011 Vol 70:817–825


“Early skin-to-skin contact for mothers and their healthy newborn infants (Review)”

                        Moore ER, Anderson GC, Bergman N, Dowswell T.

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 5.
Art. No.: CD003519. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003519.pub3


“Whose Choice? Advocating Birthing Practices Accoding to Baby’s Biological Needs.

                        Bergman J, Bergman NJ.

                        Journal of Perinatal Education, 2013 Vol 22(1):8-13