kangaroo mother method

kangaroo mother method

A method of care for small babies in the first few months of life involving frequent breast feeding, maximal skin-to-skin contact of mother and baby, and early discharge from the maternity unit. The method implies careful selection after detailed examination.
References in periodicals archive ?
Evidence-based Clinical Practice Guidelines for an Optimal Use of the Kangaroo Mother Method in Preterm and/or Low Birthweight Infants at Birth.
Kangaroo mother method: Mothers' experiences and contributions to nursing.
Kangaroo mother method: Randomized controlled trial of an alternative method of care for stabilized.