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Photo: Kenyan Hospital Keeps Premature Babies Inside Mothers Dresses Over Scarcity Of Incubators

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Photo: Kenyan Hospital Keeps Premature Babies Inside Mothers Dresses Over Scarcity Of Incubators

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Feb 3, 2017 – Picture: Kenyan Hospital Keeps Premature Babies Inside Mothers Dresses Over Scarcity Of Incubators In NICU

Check out how some public hospitals are trying to keep premature babies alive in Kenya.

Doctors at various hospital in the East African country have now adopted Kangaroo style (stuffing newborn babies inside mothers’s dresses) to achieve skin to skin contact which generate heat.

The Kangaroo technique which was first introduced in Colombia over 30 years ago promotes intimacy between mother and baby thereby giving the sense of comfort and safety the child needs.

5 Comments

5 Comments

  1. venerable

    February 3, 2017 at 9:46 PM

    Gr8 one

  2. fifelomo

    February 3, 2017 at 9:50 PM

    That’s nice.

  3. Ace

    February 4, 2017 at 12:16 AM

    This is really nice. The natural bonding is the best. Nothing can beat this. I love this. Soooo sweeeet. Am loving it.

  4. Bench

    February 4, 2017 at 5:09 AM

    So na kangaroo de teach Kenya pipul something now. Kangaroo na animal weyris jump up and down inside bush o. How it take sabi something pass Kenya pipul? It mean say hope is not dey for Kenya o. Make all the Nigerians weyris dey there start to de come back o. Nonsens.

    • Pat

      February 4, 2017 at 10:35 AM

      The method is called kangaroo because their mums keep them in their punches until thy are older and safe.

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