00117 Readiness for enhanced organized infant behavior

00117 Readiness for enhanced organized infant behavior

Definition of the NANDA label

The pattern of integration of an infant’s physiological and behavioral functioning systems (i.e. autonomic, motor, sleep / wake, organizational, self-regulatory, and attention-interaction systems) is satisfactory but can be improved, resulting in higher levels integration in response to environmental stimuli.

An integrated pattern of modulation of the physiological and neurobehavioral systems of functioning, which can be strengthened.

Defining characteristics

• Stable physiological measurements.
• Defined sleep / wake states.
• Use of some self-regulatory behaviors.
• Response to visual / auditory stimuli.

Related factors

• Prematurity.
• Pain.


• Adaptation of the child to hospitalization.
• Child development.
• Dream.


• Baby care.
• Care for development.
• Analysis of the health situation.
• Encourage sleep.

This diagnosis will retire from the NANDA-I Taxonomy in the 2021-2023 edition unless additional work is completed to bring it up to a level of evidence 2.1 or higher.