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Webcams help most parents bond with premature babies

A study into whether webcams can help with early bonding for parents of premature babies found the majority benefit from the ability to see their baby at any time in neonatal units, though it made some more anxious.
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A study into whether webcams can help with early bonding for parents of premature babies found the majority benefit from the ability to see their baby at any time in neonatal units, though it made some more anxious

A study into whether webcams can help with early bonding for parents of premature babies found the majority benefit from the ability to see their baby at any time in neonatal units.

Researchers interviewed 30 parents and 18 professionals, including nurses, midwives, nursery nurses and doctors, in a Scottish hospital over six months.

For the majority of parents the benefits included an increased feeling of closeness, enhanced emotional wellbeing, improved post-birth recovery and being able to involve family and friends by sharing images on a tablet computer kept by the

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