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Kangaroo Care during COVID-19

Here is something easy (and free) that you can do now for Kangaroo Care Day on May 15th

Here is something easy (and free) that you can do now for Kangaroo Care Day on May 15th

Thank you for supporting Kangaroo Care during COVID-19 TIP: If parents are allowed in the unit and hold their babies but not allowed to do sk...

COVID-19 Does Not Spread Through Breastfeeding- RISE-Ghana Encourages Mothers

" Breastfeeding mothers have been encouraged not to stop breastfeeding their babies over fears that they could pass on the novel coronavirus to the...

“ The birth of a coronavirus carrier's baby in Australia was different, for all the right reasons” By Aisha Dow April 27, 2020

This hospital follows the recommendation of the WHO read it here  https://www.smh.com.au/national/the-birth-of-a-coronavirus-carrier-s-baby-in-aus...

"Don't Separate Moms With COVID-19 From Newborns, Experts Say" By Anne Harding

Another article about non-separation for moms with COVID-19. There is no controversy about healthy parents kangarooing their babies. This pra...

NIDCAP's Guidance Around the COVID-19 Pandemic

https://nidcap.org/en/ "NIDCAP Federation International Board of Directors Position Statement Guidance Around the COVID-19 Pandemic Th...

"PROPOSAL: Access and role of parents in neonatology during a COVID-19 epidemic"

by the French Society of Neonatology   CONCLUSION: (Read the original document here) The risk-benefit balance for hospitalized newborns and th...

CDC - Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) and Breastfeeding

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) and Breastfeeding How to Protect Yourself ASL Video Series: What is the Risk to Pregnant Women of Getting COVID-1...

"Mother-Baby Separation for COVID-19 Not Evidence-Based, Experts Say"

Copied from Mother-Baby Separation for COVID-19 Not Evidence-Based, Experts Say - Medscape - Apr 05, 2020. by Troy Brown, RN April 05, 2020 ...

AAP Recommendations - Care for Infants Born to Mothers with Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19 COVID-19

April 3, 2020 New guidance from the American Academy of Pediatrics' Neonatal Committee on Fetus and Newborn & American Academy of Pediatrics C...

Kangaroo Care / Skin to Skin Contact in Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care Units During COVID-19

Rev. 7 March 29, 2020 At the moment, recommendations and evidence are for babies born to moms that are "Person Under Investigation" (PUI) or that ...

World Health Organization (WHO) Recommendations for Kangaroo Care during COVID-19

"In brief, based on current data there is no reason for separating babies from their mothers and not practicing skin-to-skin care at birth, Kangaro...

COVID-19 infected moms and newborns. To separate or not to separate? Risks and Benefits

COVID-19: Separating Infected Mothers from Newborns: Weighing the Risks and Benefits By Melissa Bartick, MD, MS, FABMMarch 31, 2020