Welcome to the Official Website of the 2023 International Kangaroo Care Awareness Day (May 15)

Kangaroo Care during COVID-19

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

Publication: Neonatal Early-Onset Infection With SARS-CoV-2 in 33 Neonates Born to Mothers With COVID-19 in Wuhan, China

   33 babies born to mothers infected with COVID19 in Wuhan, China,  JAMA Pediatr. Published online March 26, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.20...

Helpful Links during COVID-19

Resources for Families: WHO: Q&A on COVID-19, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding. Sections 11/12 World Health Organization: Parenting ...