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Kangaroo Care during COVID-19

Publication: Skin-to-Skin Contact (Kangaroo Care) During the COVID-19 Pandemic

by Susan M. Ludington-Hoe, PhD, CNM, CKC, FAAN Marilyn Lotas, PhD Karen D'Apolito, PhD, APRN, NNP-BC, FAAN ABSTRACT Early recommendations to separ...

Preterm care during the COVID-19 pandemic: A comparative risk analysis of neonatal deaths averted by kangaroo mother care versus mortality due to SARS-CoV-2 infection

  Two new studies found that the global COVID-19 pandemic has severely disrupted the level and quality of care given to newborns. The first pap...

NFI/NIDCAP Guidance Around the COVID-19 Pandemic

NIDCAP Federation International Guidance Around the COVID-19 Pandemic The NIDCAP Federation International (NFI) holds as a primary goal the support...

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 ...