Development of Sucking Patterns in Pre-Term Infants with Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

Saakje P. da Costa*, Cees P. van der Schans, Mar J. Zweens, Sarai R. Boelema, Eva van der Meij, Mieke A. Boerman, Arend F. Bos

*Bijbehorende auteur voor dit werk

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Background: Pre-term infants with bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) are at risk of acquiring brain abnormalities. Combined with ongoing breathing difficulties, this may influence the development of their sucking patterns. Objective: To determine the longitudinal development of sucking patterns from birth until 10 weeks' post-term age in pre-term infants with and without BPD. Methods: The sucking patterns of 16 pre-term infants with BPD and 15 pre-term infants without BPD were prospectively assessed with the Neonatal Oral-Motor Assessment Scale. The infants were matched for gestational age (

Originele taal-2English
Pagina's (van-tot)268-277
Aantal pagina's10
TijdschriftNeonatology
Volume98
Nummer van het tijdschrift3
DOI's
StatusPublished - 2010

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