Here’s Why Experts Say You Shouldn’t Wash Your Baby After Birth: a wait of at least 24 hours is recommended

By Rebecca Shinners May 18, 2016 “Mothers of teenagers, think back to the happy day when your son or daughter was born: Shortly after birth your infant was likely taken away from you. It was to be expected—after all, the baby needed to be cleaned up and washed off. But now, experts are saying there’s evidence that[…]

Kangaroo Care provides multiple benefits for babies and parents

Laval’s Cité-de-la-Santé Hospital and the Royal Victoria Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre (RVH-MUHC) celebrated the International Kangaroo Care Awareness Day! ““Kangaroo Care involves skin-to-skin practice and is beneficial for all babies,” said Amanda Camacho, NICU nurse. “The NICU environment can sometimes be stressful for babies so this method helps in their development and to[…]

A heartwarming image of premature twins resting on their brother and father’s chest

Written by Jimmy Nsubuga for Sunday 22 May 2016 5:55 pm Read More: “Skin to Skin Contact is not “new”, but Sweden certainly leads the way in making this care family-friendly even for very tiny babies. I love this picture of big brother helping his dad care for the twins! “Revolutionary and innovative[…]

Saudi Arabia celebrates the 5th International Kangaroo Care Awareness Day in 9 hospitals!

Here is what they are doing! We are honored to share [with] you our Kangaroo Care Awareness Day. As we joined the program, we started to campaign by LCD viewing to all nine hospitals with 1095 bed capacity in our hospital  from May 1, 2016 to the end of June 2016. Our aim is for all parents, families, and[…]