Welcome to the Official Website of the 2024 International Kangaroo Care Awareness Day (May 15)

What is happening around the world

Kangaroo Care Day (May 15) in the news

Kangaroo Care Day (May 15) in the news

                                   
2023 Results of the 24-Hour Kangaroo-a-thon during World Prematurity Day

2023 Results of the 24-Hour Kangaroo-a-thon during World Prematurity Day

Teams around the world participated in Kangaroo-a-thons this year globally, and below are those that submitted their results to us. We hosted a 24-...
Ascension Saint Thomas Midtown in Nashville, Tennessee

Ascension Saint Thomas Midtown in Nashville, Tennessee

Ascension Saint Thomas Midtown in Nashville, Tennessee celebrated international kangaroo care awareness day with branded shirts and their ve...
No registration necessary:  Join the University of Alberta and University of Calgary - Kangaroo Care Day Webinar (May 15 at 8am MDT)

No registration necessary: Join the University of Alberta and University of Calgary - Kangaroo Care Day Webinar (May 15 at 8am MDT)

NO REGISTRATION NECESSARY CLICK HERE TO JOIN ON MAY 15, 2023 AT 8-9AM MDT Click here to see your local time  
WHO’s New policy and programmatic resources on kangaroo mother care – Released on 16th May 2023

WHO’s New policy and programmatic resources on kangaroo mother care – Released on 16th May 2023

Now the leading cause of death of children under 5, prematurity is an urgent public health issue. Every year, an estimated 15 million babies are b...

Welcome! Kangaroo Care Day (May 15) is truly Global!

United States United Kingdom Canada India Saudi Arabia Australia Brazil Germany Ireland Netherlands Israel Italy United...

Launch of WHO recommendations for care of the preterm or low-birth-weight infant

Launch of WHO recommendations for care of the preterm or low-birth-weight infant Nov 17, 2022 01:00 PM (Amsterdam, Berlin, Rome, Stockholm, Vien...
XIII International Conference on Kangaroo Mother Care - November 21-24, 2022, Madrid, Spain

XIII International Conference on Kangaroo Mother Care - November 21-24, 2022, Madrid, Spain

The International Kangaroo Mother Care Workshop and Congress is back! Every two years the KC professionals get together for a scientific conference...

Who is celebrating Kangaroo Care Day (May 15) in 2022?

We asked clinicians around the world in May 2022, and this are some of their responses - Share with us if you are celebrating Kangaroo Care Day th...

2022 Kangaroo Care Day (May 15) Celebrations

We asked clinicians around the world in May 2022, and this are some of their responses - Share with us what you are doing to celebrate Kangaroo Ca...
Advocate Children's Hospital Oak Lawn campus

Advocate Children's Hospital Oak Lawn campus

Greetings! We began are Kangaroo-A-thon and it's off to a great start. We have a contest for parents, and staff. Here are some photos  We also h...

EFCNI and GLANCE Network celebrate Kangaroo Care Awareness Day!

Our activities for KMC Day will include a storytelling activity on our Facebook and Instagram accounts where we will invite our community to share ...