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Original languageEnglish
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Neonatal Nursing
Early online date24 Jun 2021
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 24 Jun 2021


Neonatal practitioners are increasingly recognising that it is important to be aware of how we can communicate with the infants cared for in neonatal units. It is also essential that there is a clear understanding of what communication and interaction are, beyond responsiveness to infant states when caring for infants and their families. Providing families with tools that will maximise positive everyday speech, language and communication interactions is essential.


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