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What is happening around the world

July 12, 2018 - Ministry of Health in Saudi Arabia

by Kim Buenafe   International Kangaroo Care Awareness 2018 MCH Dammam Hospital represent 31 MCH-NICU Ministry of Health in Saudi Arabia July 12,...
Belgium During Kangaroo Care Day! UZA Verantwoordelijke Intensieve Neonatale Zorg

Belgium During Kangaroo Care Day! UZA Verantwoordelijke Intensieve Neonatale Zorg

 Our first celebration of International Kangaroo Care Day was a success. Posters announced parents and staff that something was going to happen tha...

Truman Medical Center Kansas City, MO

This is what happened @ Truman Medical Center Kansas City Mo! Results are in for the 2018 Kangaroo-a-thon! We clocked in 1240 minutes (over 20 hou...

Blog posts

Let's Celebrate, Engage, Share Kangaroo Care Day!

Let's Celebrate, Engage, Share Kangaroo Care Day!

Kangaroo Care Awareness Day brings together the international community to CELEBRATE the accomplishments of researchers, staff, and families that advance the practice and have some fun! ENGAGE professionals and parents in learning activities and practicing kangaroo care, and SHARE the amazing stories of people touched by kangaroo care every day. Take the Pledge and join the Movement!

Pledge #1: CELEBRATE! Celebrate Kangaroo Care

Pledge #1: CELEBRATE! Celebrate Kangaroo Care

Take a moment to honor, celebrate, and raise awareness about how kangaroo care makes the world a nurturing place for our babies. Event Ideas...
Pledge #2: ENGAGE! Engage Families and Professionals

Pledge #2: ENGAGE! Engage Families and Professionals

Inspire families and professionals by helping them practice kangaroo care and doing hands-on activities while holding their babies. In just one se...