Tag: kangaroo care

Can the benefits of kangaroo mother care last into adulthood?

Can the benefits of kangaroo mother care last into adulthood?

Parents who have had a baby in the NICU are familiar with kangaroo care or skin-to-skin care. Kangaroo care is a way to hold your baby so that there i ...
Helping your baby thrive in the NICU

Helping your baby thrive in the NICU

This video clip contains great information on nurturing your baby in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). In the video, real NICU parents describe ...
The NICU dad – Superman has nothing on him

The NICU dad – Superman has nothing on him

This post is dedicated to all dads, in honor of Father’s Day. Fatherhood is not supposed to start in a NICU. When the birth of your baby is unex ...
Skin to skin contact helps your baby AND you

Skin to skin contact helps your baby AND you

Research has shown that skin to skin holding, also known as “kangaroo care,” is one way to help stabilize your baby’s body temperature and help his he ...
The many benefits of kangaroo care

The many benefits of kangaroo care

If your baby is in the NICU, kangaroo care can seem like a life saver. Kangaroo care is a way to hold your baby so that there is as much skin contact ...
Rescuing preemies

Rescuing preemies

Blessings to all the courageous men and women who rescued delicate premature babies from a failing neonatal ICU during the devastating throws of hurri ...