Immediate “Kangaroo Mother Care” and Survival of Infants with Low Birth Weight

WHO Immediate KMC Study Group* Abstract BACKGROUND “Kangaroo mother care,” a type of newborn care involving skin-to-skin contact with the mother or other caregiver, reduces mortality in infants with low birth weight (<2.0 kg) when initiated after stabilization, but the majority of deaths occur before stabilization. The safety and efficacy of kangaroo mother care initiated …

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