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

What is happening around the world

Cincinnati - Kangaroo Care Day promotes skin-to-skin contact with parents, newborns

Kangaroo Care Day promotes skin-to-skin contact with parents, newborns CINCINNATI (WKRC) - Local healthcare providers are teaming up to meet ...
Father's experience of Kangaroo Care (KC) in Pakistan

Father's experience of Kangaroo Care (KC) in Pakistan

Father experience of Kangaroo Care  The story is a voice of Father Qamaruddin Pusion, whose wife naturally conceived for the first time after 4 yea...
Pakistan: A journey from gloom to hopefulness: “Parveen and Sadam are happy and feel good about Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC)”

Pakistan: A journey from gloom to hopefulness: “Parveen and Sadam are happy and feel good about Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC)”

Dr. Shabina Ariff and her team from Aga Khan University is conducting an implementation trial to improve uptake of KMC at community level. Dr. Shabina is an expert clinician scientist and has led multiple national and international research projects aimed to improve maternal and neonatal health in Pakistan. She has been advocating for community and facility Kangaroo Mother Care. Presently she is conducting a trial on community at the rural district Dadu, South of Pakistan. The population of the district is marginalized, where majority of births take place at home, and accessibility to basic neonatal care is a major issue. We are implementing this low-cost intervention and exploring its impact on newborn survival and breast-feeding practices.
Kangaroo Care Video from The AGA KHAN University in Pakistan

Kangaroo Care Video from The AGA KHAN University in Pakistan

This is the first local contextual Kangaroo Mother Care video in the country, an effort by Dr. Shabina Ariff and her team from Aga Khan University ...
Al Qassimi Women's And Children's Hospital, Sharjah  United Arabs of Emirates

Al Qassimi Women's And Children's Hospital, Sharjah United Arabs of Emirates

Kangaroo Care Awareness Day is fast approaching from today and we are very excited about what the global will share with us in kangaroo Care in s...
MUST SEE! CHOA's NICU door getting ready for Kangaroo Care Week!

MUST SEE! CHOA's NICU door getting ready for Kangaroo Care Week!

This is our door getting ready for Kangaroo Care Week 2020 Children's of Atlanta - NICU A raffle for gift baskets. Each mom gets to place a kang...
Calling all mothers of NICU babies born after May 2017; and nurses with experience in Kangaroo Care in the NICU to participate in a Survey from Australia

Calling all mothers of NICU babies born after May 2017; and nurses with experience in Kangaroo Care in the NICU to participate in a Survey from Australia

Kangaroo Care Day is not part of this research but we are happy to share this information.  "Researchers at The University of Queensland, Austral...

Cambridge University Hospitals 2018

International kangaroo care awareness day 2018 "Staff and families from our neonatal intensive care unit have been celebrating all things #Kangaroo...
International Kangaroo Care Day and Neonatal Improvement Program from Ministry of Health, Saudi Arabia.

International Kangaroo Care Day and Neonatal Improvement Program from Ministry of Health, Saudi Arabia.

by Buenafe C. Ministry of Health, Saudi Arabia. This year we join the on its 2nd Year International Kangaroo Care Awareness Day in support with Int...

A huge success at St. Joseph Women's Hospital in Tampa, FL

BayCare was present!  Joseph’s Women's Hospital in Orlando, FL participated in Kangaroo-A _Thon on May 15.  We had 19 babies/ moms / dad participate which was 53% of the unit on that day. Our unit is the Neonatal Intensive care Unit. The day was a huge success!

Ngozi, Burundi in Africa celebrates Kangaroo Care Day!

Ngozi, Burundi in Africa celebrates Kangaroo Care Day!

Ngozi, Burundi in Africa celebrates Kangaroo Care Day!