For culture, looking for urine infection, traditionally midstream urine, or at least clean catch. Hard if not toilet trained.
New urine collection method –
- Feed first!
- Then hold the baby under their armpits with their legs
dangling. Another person then starts bladder stimulation – gentle
tapping in the suprapubic area at a frequency of 100 per minute for
- The third step is stimulation of the lumbar paravertebral zone in
the lower back with a light circular massage for 30 s.
Repeat as necessary. 86% successful within 5 minutes, mean
[ [Madrid Infanta Sofia hospital, as reported in Arch Dis Child