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Educational Series

“Immediate Kangaroo Mother Care and Survival of Infants with Low Birth Weight” WHO Immediate KMC Study Group*

2 min video One hour video  In New England Journal of Medicine today, May 26, 2021  is the publication of an RCT of 3200 newborns that showed tha...

Immediate Skin-to-skin contact directly after birth also for very preterm infants

NIDCAP Karolinska Neonatal Care and Infant and Family-Centered Developmental Care (IFCDC). Zero separation through Neonatal Couplet Care wh...
Educational Series:  LIVE Q&A with experts - Susan Ludington (recordings available)

Educational Series: LIVE Q&A with experts - Susan Ludington (recordings available)

To access the recording for both days click here About The SessionWe hear that parents and babies benefit tremendously from Kangaroo Care, but ...
Kangaroo Care, Skin to Skin Contact, and Breastfeeding during COVID-19.  2020 Educational Series

Kangaroo Care, Skin to Skin Contact, and Breastfeeding during COVID-19. 2020 Educational Series

The 2020 Kangaroo Care Day's Educational Series presents Dr. Sevil Hakimi, RM. PhD., an Assoc Professor at the Tabriz University of Medical Science. She talks about Kangaroo Mother Care and Breast Feeding During COVID-19 including the recommendations from the World Health Organization.
Educational Series - magical 5-step journey that parents, staff, and volunteers can share now with any baby, even the tiniest and sickest

Educational Series - magical 5-step journey that parents, staff, and volunteers can share now with any baby, even the tiniest and sickest

 Presented by Kangaroo Care Day - Educational Series. We are proud to feature Cherry Bond, a renowned nurse and developmental care expert from...
Mother and Child Reunion - Kangaroo Mother Care Must Become a Standard and Routine Part of Optimal Maternity Care

Mother and Child Reunion - Kangaroo Mother Care Must Become a Standard and Routine Part of Optimal Maternity Care

by Jacqueline Levine, LCCE, FACCE, CD(DONA), CLC, BA,      Dr. Lennart Righard's seminal study1, published in the Lancet in 1990, gave rise to his...