Laura J. Stap, P. Ann Reinhart; A Seat for Premature Infants. Am J Occup Ther 1987;41(10):667-671. doi: 10.5014/ajot.41.10.667.
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Premature infants may benefit from short periods of supported sitting for position change, to facilitate the development of head control, to help with feeding and respiration, and to decrease intracranial pressure. This paper describes a seat designed for premature infants weighing 900 g to 2,000 g and made from thermoplastic material. The seats have been used with 30 infants with varying medical conditions.
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