Kangaroo Mother Care

Research suggests that kangaroo mother care gives premature and low birth-weight babies a better chance of thriving. Kangaroo care method is a process of placing a premature baby  on its mother’s naked chest allowing tummy to tummy contact to locate the baby between the mother’s breasts. The baby’s head is positioned above the mother’s heart. This is a technique whereby parents or caregivers become a baby’s incubator until they could maintain their own body temperature. Kangaroo Mother Care  has essential components are skin-to-skin contact, and breastfeeding. Many studies have shown that Kangaroo Care offers significant benefits.

  • Brain, cognitive and motor development
  • Better, deep sleep
  • Helps in breast milk production
  • Helps in breast milk production
  • Attachment and bonding
  • Weight gain in new-borns
  • Physiological stability

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