The effect of massage therapy on crying, sleeping&growthing in infants

Raisi Dehkordi, Z. (2011) The effect of massage therapy on crying, sleeping&growthing in infants. Tehran University Of Medical Sciences.

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Abstract: Introduction: Children are the most vulnerable and the basis of society. Therefore, the maintaining of their physical and mental health requires special attention.Touching stimulations in newborns reduce the stress hormone- cortisol and the effects of environmental stresses greatly Hence,the massage by parents can improve the quality of life of children. The aim of this study is the comparing between the two kinds of oil-sunflower and sesame- which are used for the massaging of infants during, of crying, sleep and growth. METHODS: This study was a triple blind clinical trial that the group was to compare the effect of massage with sunflower oil, sesame and massage alone on the during crying, sleeping and growth 01-01-day weight and height were infant one week before the intervention, the intervention began and then was measured weekly (six times) and was recorded in the registration form and information form parents of crying ,fussing infant daily for a week before the intervention completed basis of the amount of infant crying and sleep be obtained by massaging the mother two times (morning and afternoon)01 minutes and 82 days (four weeks) were performed. Based on data collected included demographic variables and parental diaries form of infant crying and height and weight data were infants. To analyze data from the Chi square, one ANOVA and repeated measure were used. for the analysis of software 02spss. Results: The mean duration of crying, fussing among the groups during the intervention to end the third week was no significant difference. But at the end of the fourth week close to significant levels between groups were sunflower and sesame seeds (p=1012). Average sleep duration between the intervention groups during the week end was no significant difference. Significant difference between the mean weight at the end of the second week there was among the groups. At the end of the third week of significant differences between the control group there were sunflower(p=1010) at the end of the fourth week also significant the control group and there were sunflower (p=1018). Significant differences in mean height among the groups until the second week of the study. No third week at the end of significant differences between groups in sunflower oil massage and control existed (p=1/11). At the end of the fourth week also significant differences between existed groups in sunflower oil massage and control (p=10110). . Conclusion: Massage with sunflower had a positive effect on the duration of crying ,sleep and growth of infant is that over time the effect of massage infants.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Sleep - crying and fussing- Growth - sesame oil - sunflower oil - Massage
Subjects: WB Practice of Medicine > physical and occupational therapy
WS Pediatrics
Divisions: Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery
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Date Deposited: 17 Oct 2017 09:47
Last Modified: 17 Oct 2017 09:47

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