A key weakness of the study is that there was a low response rate among physicians at each medical center, and thus our results may not be an accurate representation of their attitudes. Why do doctor's spank babies when they are born? Spanking is a form of hitting children. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Most of the time, this is not necessary. The publisher's final edited version of this article is available at Child Abuse Negl.
A baby s foot is extremely sensitive, and has pressure points all over it that coincide with different bodily functions.
This is the first effort of which we are aware that assessed spanking attitudes among all types of staff at a single institution, and as such is the first survey of attitudes among non-direct care staff in a medical setting. Exposure to air soon after birth or mere suction of fluid from oral cavity serves a stimulus sufficient enough to trigger first breath and hence a new life!! Journal of Urban Health. No Hit Zones have yet to be evaluated but are a promising means of educating both staff and patients about the potential harm of spanking. Are you sure you want to delete this answer? One is to make them take the first breath. Co-worker attitudes about spanking.