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

Let's Celebrate, Engage, Share Kangaroo Care!

Start by joining the movement and signing up

Let’s surround their world with our love and help increase the practice of Kangaroo Care globally.

It is time to start preparing and here you will find ideas to celebrate, engage, and share Kangaroo Care on May 15th.

Whether you are a parent, a healthcare professional, a volunteer, or you simply support the practice of babies being held skin-to-skin, we invite you to take part in the Kangaroo Care Day. 

Once you submit your pledge you will be added to the mailing list to receive updates (unsubscribe anytime)!  Be Counted!

Kangaroo Care Awareness Day brings together the international community to:

  • Pledge #1: Celebrate the accomplishments of researchers, staff, and families that advance the practice and have some fun!  Read more 

  • Pledge #2: Engage professionals and parents in learning activities and practicing kangaroo care. Read more  

  • Pledge #3: Share the amazing stories of people touched by kangaroo care every day.  Download logs and logos for Kangaroo Care. Read more 

Be part of the movement that celebrates this amazing practice and helps grow our next generation of babies.