Mahaveer Lakra

Department of Neonatology, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, DMIMS, Sawangi, Wardha, Maharastra, India


  • Research   
    Effects Of Mother's Voice On The Weight Gain Of The Baby
    Author(s): Shrinivas Ranjeet Hake, Bhavana Lakhkar* and Mahaveer Lakra

    Background: Maternal stress or anxiety in postpartum period due to baby’s admission in NICU may decrease milk secretion depriving the baby from nutrition. The stress, anxiety, poor diet and psychological factors of mother are known to affect the milk secretion through oxytocin reflex leading to lactation failure which affects the growth, development and cognitive function of baby. Objective: The purpose of this study is to examine the effects of music therapy on weight increase in low birth weight babies to those who did not get music therapy. The purpose of this study is to examine how music in the mother's voice affects the weight gain pattern of low birth weight babies when compared to no music or any music. Method of the study: Randomize clinical trial conducted on 195 term low birth weight babies of both the sexes and completed at least ten days of life. The inclusion c.. Read More»

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