Mackereth, P 2003, 'A minority report: teaching fathers baby massage' , Complementary Therapies in Nursing and Midwifery, 9 (3) , pp. 147-154.Full text not available from this repository.
Infant or baby massage has emerged in the recent decade as an activity promoted by health care professionals, popular with parents and the subject of a growing body of research evidence (Complement. Ther. Nurs. Midwifery 2 (1996) 151; 3 & 8 Tough Ther. 2000). This paper reports on the experience of establishing and facilitating baby massage training. There is a focus in the discussion on teaching fathers, as only one male parent attended the classes over a 6-month period. Recommendations are made in the conclusion, identifying possible ways of promoting fathers involvement in babies massage. The paper, with its images of a father engaged in baby massage, is intended to add to the current limited amount of literature available on this subject.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Father, babies, massage, teaching|
|Themes:||Subjects / Themes > R Medicine > RT Nursing
Subjects / Themes > R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Subjects / Themes > H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman > HQ503 The family. Marriage. Home
Health and Wellbeing
Subjects outside of the University Themes
|Schools:||Schools > School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Complementary Therapies in Nursing and Midwifery|
|Depositing User:||H Kenna|
|Date Deposited:||02 Aug 2007 14:04|
|Last Modified:||30 Nov 2015 23:50|
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