Skin-to-skin care vital for ‘premies’

ONE in six or seven babies are born with low birth weight and all of them would greatly benefit from Kangaroo Mother Care, says a Cape Town public health physician.
Dr Nils Bergman and his wife Jill visited Dora Nginza Hospital last week to train 30 medical practitioners from hospitals around Port Elizabeth on skin-to-skin contact and the neuroscience of  premature babies. Read more about Kangaroo Mother Care in today’s La Femme!

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