- Words: 2610
- Length: 8 Pages
- Topic: Children
- Paper #: 5942135
Helping parents understanding the infant's needs, development, and behavior, along with educating the parents in the area of proper parenting constitutes vital components for the prevention of SBS.
In the article, "New programs target shaken-baby syndrome," Alex Newman (2008) relates the following prevention tactics:
Check if baby needs to be changed/fed/burped.
Check if baby is too hot/too cold.
Make sure baby's clothes fit comfortably.
Play white noise (radio, TV static, fan, vacuum).
Rock gently or