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Positioning for Comfort

Positioning for Comfort is a tool designed to promote positioning techniques that provide comfort to infants and children undergoing invasive medical procedures.

Why use Positioning for Comfort?

  • Fewer people are needed to complete a procedure
  • Puts child in a secure, comforting hold
  • Promotes close physical contact with a caregiver
  • Provides caregiver with an active role in supporting child in a positive way
  • Sitting position promotes sense of control for the child.

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