Welcome to the Official Website of the International Kangaroo Care Awareness Day (May 15)!
#kangaroocare #kangaroocareday #thesnuggleisreal #skintoskincare
This year, the theme of World Prematurity Day was Kangaroo Care. We hosted a global friendly competition called "Kangaroo-a-thon" for 24-hours (your local time) on November 17th.CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE WINNERS
Jumpstart Kangaroo Care During COVID-19
Undeniably, parents are irreplaceable and important members of the healthcare team.
We provide, among other things, love, nutrition, warmth, and protection, especially during kangaroo care.
Kangaroo Care was significantly reduced during COVID-19 and it is time to bring it back better than before!
Evidence supports zero separation. Know the evidence about Kangaroo Care during COVID-19, the latest recommendations at birth, post partum, and NICU/PICU
Kangaroo Care Day in the news
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Whether you are celebrating Kangaroo Care Day with parents, slowly opening the unit for parents after COVID-19, or are using this day for Kangaroo Care training until parents can hold their babies, you can show your support for parents globally.
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During COVID-19, hold on to love and 40 years of scientific evidence.
Every moment skin to skin is spent bonding, healing, growing, protecting, and comforting. #kangaroocare #thesnuggleisreal
Nothing replaces the love, nutrition, warmth, and protection that parents provide to their babies.
Thanks to all the professionals and organizations that continue providing information about Kangaroo Care / Skin to Skin contact during COVID-19. Send info, suggestions, questions, share stories to firstname.lastname@example.org
Yes! you, me, all of us!
Join the movement and advocate for the right of every newborn (preemie, full term, healthy or sick) to be held skin-to-skin and celebrate Kangaroo Care Day on May 15th!
Here you will find ideas, resources, and information that will help you celebrate in your part of the world: