Kangaroo care promotes better brain, heart function in premmie babies

PREMATURE babies have better heart and brain function when held by the parent in skin-to-skin contact. A world-first study, led by Monash University, found skin-to-skin contact significantly improved blood flow to the brain and cardiac function, in comparison to measurements done in the incubator. Parent-infant skin-to-skin care (SSC) or kangaroo care, started in the late … Continue reading Kangaroo care promotes better brain, heart function in premmie babies