University of Gothenburg
Kvinna som tittar genom glasruta
Photo: Mostafa Meraji

Encounters in neonatal care between health care professionals and foreign-born parents with language limitations

Most neonatal units in Sweden conduct family-centered care where the parents' involvement in their child's care is considered as being obvious. The family is seen as the child's main carer and should be supported in this role. When the parents are involved in their child's care it is important the parents learn to recognize the child's signals, signs of stability and sensitivity.