2017 International Kangaroo Care Awareness Day – Bulgaria

by Nina Nikolova, Bulgaria “On the 15 of May The first Bulgarian foundation “Our Premature Children” marks the beginning of the International  Kangaroo Care Awareness Day in Bulgaria. Kangaroo-care is a key element of family-centered care and the most effective way to involve parents in the care of their babies, with the most proven benefits. Read more about 2017 International Kangaroo Care Awareness Day – Bulgaria[…]

2017 International Kangaroo Care Awareness Day in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia had a wonderful celebration for the 6th International Kangaroo Care Awareness Day on May 15th 2017 by Buenafe Cala ‘I’m sending you our post activity in Care National Hospital ,Riyadh Saudi Arabia 1 out of 30  tertiary hospital that we are going to introduce and implement of Kangaroo Care from Ministry of Read more about 2017 International Kangaroo Care Awareness Day in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia[…]

Nurturing Finn with the Kangaroo Zak – Boulder, Colorado, USA

Below are some photos of me and my husband with our son Finn in his Kangaroo Zak. My sister purchased one for us after our son was born so that we could hold him more comfortably. Finn only weighed 650 grams at birth so picking him up was a scary experience the first time. The Read more about Nurturing Finn with the Kangaroo Zak – Boulder, Colorado, USA[…]

Pledge, Map, and Global Celebrations for the 6th International Kangaroo Care Awareness Day – May 15th

Kangaroo Care impacts the world of professionals, newborns, and families.
Take the pledge – Celebrate, Engage, and/or Share Kangaroo Care during the 6th International Kangaroo Care Awareness Day!

Massage Therapy and Oils for Babies in the NICUs

by Yamile Jackson I interviewed Dr Andrea Aldana about how to perform massage therapy during Kangaroo Care in the NICU. This interview was during the Kangaroo Care Conference in Italy in November 2016. Here is the research that I have found, please comment below if you have more info.  The most used is a couple Read more about Massage Therapy and Oils for Babies in the NICUs[…]