Original ArticleEarly Intervention in Neonatal Nurseries The Promising Practice of Developmental CareGoldberg-Hamblin, S. PhD; Singer, J. PhD; Singer, G. H. S. PhD; Denney, M. K. PhDAuthor Information Department of Educational Psychology, Administration, and Counseling, California State University, Long Beach (Dr Goldberg-Hamblin); Gevirtz Graduate School of Education, University of California, Santa Barbara (Drs J. Singer and G. H. S. Singer); and the Department of Education, California State University, Channel Islands (Dr Denney). Corresponding author: S. Goldberg-Hamblin, PhD, Department of Educational Psychology, Administration, and Counseling, California State University, Long Beach, 1250 Bellflower Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90840 (e-mail: [email protected]). Infants & Young Children: April 2007 - Volume 20 - Issue 2 - p 163-171 doi: 10.1097/01.IYC.0000264483.73688.84 Buy Metrics Abstract Infants born prematurely and with low birth weight are susceptible to a variety of developmental risks. The following literature review explores one promising practice, developmental care, and examines evidence regarding its efficacy. A case study documenting the positive effects of developmental care on a nurse and an infant in a community neonatal nursery is also presented. Implications for practice are discussed. ©2007Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.