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Commentary on: Sezici E, Yigit D. Comparison between swinging and playing of white noise among colicky babies: a paired randomised controlled trial. J Clin Nurs 2007:1–8.
Implications for practice and research
This research supports discussion with parents of babies with colic regarding use of non-pharmacological methods, swinging and white noise to manage crying.
Future research should involve a larger blinded randomised trial with a true control group to clarify whether swinging and white noise are effective in reducing crying in infants with colic.
Infantile colic is a common presentation to multiple healthcare services. While its aetiology is still under investigation, it is thought to relate to neurodevelopmental processes that are common in infants on a spectrum of severity. Regardless of this, the presentation causes significant distress to parents …
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