Milieu Exterior in NICU Sounds and Action


Dr Sharad Agarkhedkar, Pune    16 January 2018

  1. Promote survival without impairment.
  2. Try to create in utero environment for the baby.
  3. Learn the principles of developmental care: understand the neonatal behavioral cues and provide individualized neuroprotective care.
  4. Involve families.
  5. Provide gentle containment, nest, encourage fl exion posture.
  6. Protect sleep; protect skin.
  7. Minimize stress and pain.
  8. Optimize temperature and nutrition.
  9. Provide healing environment: control noise, light.
  10. Change ATTITUDE of neonatologist, nursing staff, etc.
  11. A person is a person no matter how small.
  12. If not we …who will do it? Together we can.                                                                                                                                                                                

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