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Type: Artigo de Periódico
Title: Primary health care follow-up visits : investigation of care continuity of preterm newborns from a kangaroo-mother care unit
Authors: Feitosa, Marielle Ribeiro
Gubert, Fabiane do Amaral
Tomé, Marcela Ariadne Braga Gomes
Pinheiro, Maria Talyta Mota
Neves, Clarice da Silva
Benevides, Jéssica Lima
Rebouças, Lidiane Nogueira
Silva, Leonardo Alexandrino da
Pinheiro, Sarah Rayssa Cordeiro Sales
Barros, Êmile Costa
Gomes, Clarissa Costa
Diógenes, Mariana da Silva
Menezes, Amanda Rebouças Bezerra de
Lima, Essyo Pedro Moreira de
Lima, Daiana Rodrigues Cruz
Brito, Larissa Ludmila Monteiro de Souza
Lopes, Márcia Maria Coelho Oliveira
Dodt, Regina Cláudia Melo
Rocha, Gláucia Maria Nóbrega
Almeida, Paulo César de
Keywords: Health Education;Educação em Saúde;Atenção Primária à Saúde
Issue Date: 2017
Publisher: International Archives of Medicine
Citation: FEITOSA, M. R. et al. Primary health care follow-up visits : investigation of care continuity of preterm newborns from a kangaroo-mother care unit. International Archives of Medicine, v. 10, n. 32, p. 1-9, 2017.
Abstract: Introduction: The kangaroo-mother care method is an approach adopted in Brazil as a public police, which has helped in the reduction of neonatal mortality rate. Premature birth and its vulnerabilities can trigger, especially in mothers, feelings of fear and insecurity related to taking care of newborns. Objective: Investigate care continuity of preterm newborns from a kangaroo-mother care method unit in primary health care facilities. Methods: It was a transversal study performed with 43 mothers of preterm newborns who were hospitalized in the rooming-in care unit of a kangaroo-mother care method unit of a Brazilian public mater - nity school. Data collection was carried out through a questionnaire, which was used to interview mothers between September 2015 and February 2016. Results: It was found a relationship between sociodemographic sta - tus and risk of premature birth, and the following variables: age, education, marital status, and family income. Regarding findings from the follow-up home visits in primary health care, most of the participants were still breastfeeding and using the kangaroo position. However, 60.5% of the interviewed mothers reported not receiving home visits from health professionals of primary health care facilities. Conclusion: It is essential the support of health professionals and the participation of mothers and families to improve, through health education, quality of life promotion for newborns from kangaroo care approach -
ISSN: 1755-7682
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