References for films produced

• "Original Paradigm" References
    - Expanded References     (Information on film)

  "Grow Your Baby's Brain"    (Information on film)


References from talks presented, by standard topic.

References for Grand Round: (Obstetrics and paediatrics)

References for Grand Round: (Neonatology)

References for "Perinatal neuroscience and skin-to-skin contact"

References for “The Scientific and Evidence Base for Skin-to-skin Contact” 

References for “Neurologically supportive Labour ward and NICU environments”

References for “Clinical research update on skin-to-skin contact”

References for “A neurobehavioural approach to breastfeeding”, (incl’ breastfeeding premature infants)

References for “A Neurobehavioural approach to feeding frequency” (evidence on stomach capacity)

References for “Maternal perinatal neurobehaviour”

References for “Anthropological and sociological aspects of skin-to-skin contact”

References for “Third World solutions for premature infants”

References for “Public health implementation of skin-to-skin contact”



References for specific or customised talks:

Excellence in Paediatrics, Istanbul, December 2011 -  "Skin-to-skin brings latest neuroscience into contact with clinical neonatology"

 Infant Mental Health Group, Cape Town, August 2011     - "The Neurobiology of Attachment"  

Gravens Week, Clearwater Beach FL, January 2011  -    "Skin-to-skin contact as the defining Developmental Environment: A Model to guide Practice Change".    Reference list

Gravens Week, Clearwater Beach FL, January 2011   -  "Developmental Care of the Enteric nervous System"    Reference list

Gravens Week, Clearwater Beach FL, January 2011   - "Empowering Parens for Skin-to-Skin"        Reference list

Gravens Week, Clearwater Beach FL, January 2011   - "Principles and Practice of safe Skin-to-Skin"     Reference list


Key article references:


 RCT (Randomised Control Trial) References
Bergman NJ, Linley LL, Fawcus SR. Randomized controlled trial of skin-to-skin contact from birth versus conventional incubator for physiological stabilization in 1200- to 2199-gram newborns. Acta Paediatr 2004 June;93(6):779-85.

• RCT Protocol References


Pediatric Clinics of North America:  " Kangaroo Mother Care in the Nursery."   Kirsten G et al     References