An intervention package helps parents of excessively crying babies
Parents and healthcare professionals endorse use of selected support materials to help parents of excessively crying babies
An intervention package to support parents of excessively crying babies reduced parental frustration, anxiety and depression, and increased knowledge about crying.
Dealing with a continually crying baby can be distressing, and parental vulnerabilities influence responses to the crying and predict adverse outcomes for the baby.
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This study undertook a literature review to identify evidence-based support materials, worked with groups of parents and health visitors (HVs) to evaluate example materials, designed and piloted a web and group-based intervention with 52 parents with current...
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