Background: Swaddling was an almost universal child-care practice before the 18th century. In general, swaddled neonates shown improved neuromuscular development, less physiologic distress, better motor organization, and more self-regulatory ability and arouse less and sleep longer when they are swaddled. It can be helpful in regulating temperature but can also cause hyperthermia when misapplied. Although swaddling promotes the favourable supine position, the combination of swaddling with prone position increases the risk of sudden infant death syndrome, which makes it necessary to warn parents to stop swaddling if infants attempt to turn. Material and Method: A experimental study was conducted to evaluate the Effect of swaddling on Physiological and Neurobehavioral parameters among the neonates admitted at Pravara Rural Hospital, Loni (Bk). The sample consisted of 15 new-borns of experimental group and 15 new-borns control group; sampling technique used for present study was purposive sampling technique. was used prepared to collect the data. Descriptive Inferential statistics were used to analyse the data according to objectives and hypothesis. Results: The result of study found that the swaddling is effective to maintain physiological and neurobehavioral parameters in a normal range of neonates. Result of this study also conclude that, swaddling did not have any ill effect on physiological and neurobehavioral parameters. Neonates who received swaddling also did not develop any complications. Conclusion: The major conclusion drawn from this study is that the swaddling was found to be effective in maintain the physiological and neurobehavioral parameters in a normal state among the neonates. This study concludes that swaddling was beneficial in maintaining the physiological and neurobehavioral parameters in a normal range of neonates than the neonates who did not received swaddling.
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Avinash Chandrabhan Shinde, Lt Col (Retd) Radha V, Vaibhav B. Assess the Effectiveness of Swaddling on Physiological and Neurobehavioral parameters among the Neonates admitted at Pravara Rural Hospital, Loni (BK). Int. J. of Advances in Nur. Management. 2020; 8(3):204-214. doi: 10.5958/2454-2652.2020.00048.7
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