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What are common stressors that hospitalized newborns may experience?

Some common stressors that hospitalized newborns may experience include the following:
  • loud noise and sudden movement
  • bright light
  • impairment of basic needs
  • limited caregiver involvement
This content originally appeared on the Alliance for Kids website.

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