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Economical Writing 1

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Maternal Interaction

"Promoting Maternal Interaction Improves Growth, Weight Gain in Preemies." NIH.gov. Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), n.d. Web. 13 Mar. 2016.

"The intervention also sought to spur the infants' social behaviors, such as keeping alert and looking at the mother, and neurological development, in hopes of offsetting, at least, some of the developmental delays often seen in preterm infants."

What is the most economical way to express the idea?

A

The program is designed to have a positive influence on babies and mothers and the in terms of social behavior as well as neurological development in order to prevent or lessen the impact of developmental delays.

B

Alertness and neurological development offset some of the negative impacts that developmental delays often cause in preterm infants that need improvement in social behaviors.

C

The program is designed to positively influence preterm infants' social behaviors and neurological development.

D

The program is designed to lessen the impact of developmental delays.