Kangaroo Mothers Care For Premature Babies

12-Nov-1990 00:03:08
In Central America poverty and malnutrition affect mothers and their babies. With assistance from the UNICEF, mothers in Guatemala learn to keep their premature babies under their sweaters round the clock. This creates an environment like a kangaroo pouch for the babies. This closeness helps to establish an emotional bonding between mother and child thereby stimulating development.

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In Central America poverty and malnutrition affect mothers and their babies. With assistance from the UNICEF, mothers in Guatemala learn to keep their premature babies under their sweaters round the clock. This creates an environment like a kangaroo pouch for the babies. This closeness helps to establish an emotional bonding between mother and child thereby stimulating development.
Programme Number
146
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Ingrid Kasper
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4:3
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UNA0146