Kangaroo Mother Care Saves Lives: Creating a New Paradigm

By Cathy Daub, PT, founder of BirthWorks International & Horatio Daub MD, MPH “Separating mothers from small and sick newborns adds stress for both mum and baby at a time when they often both need close contact – immediate Kangaroo Mother Care overcomes this barrier. Keeping the mother and the baby together helps the baby to …

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How is Kangaroula Support Valuable? Why Should I Get a Kangaroula?

A doula focuses on the mother’s needs during labour and birth. A Kangaroula does this also, but primarily advocates for the BABY during labour, birth and the first 1000 minutes of life. The kangaroula has additional training in skin-to-skin contact (Kangaroo Mother Care), hence kangaroo + doula = kangaroula! Mother’s body (and also the other …

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