Longterm Effects of Kangaroo Care


Kangaroo care, with or without a sling, is a wonderful way for parents to care for and connect with their premature baby and a new study reports benefits extending to a decade or more.
“For babies born prematurely, being held in their parents’ arms, directly against their skin, for a few hours per day is believed to enhance development. Now, new research that followed children until age 10 suggests that the benefits of such skin-to-skin contact may be longer-lasting than previously thought.”
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Kangaroo Care Article

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