Table 3

Parents’ responses to ‘what would you say were the main advantages of letting your baby have phototherapy at home?’

Total n=100
n (%)
Being in home environment, not having to be in hospital47 (47)
Family, both parents, other children, family support44 (44)
Relaxed and settled26 (26)
Comfort and privacy16 (16)
Ease, convenience and simple equipment12 (12)
Maintaining a routine at home9 (9)
Be with baby at all times, bonding6 (6)
Carry on with life, freedom6 (6)