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Mother and Baby Friendly Care: Practice of kangaroo mother care

Mother and Baby Friendly Care: Practice of kangaroo mother care

This learning resource is Chapter 4 of an open textbook, Newborn Care. It includes case studies.Newborn Care was written for healthcare workers providing special care for newborn infants in level 2 hospitals. It covers: An essential tool in the initial and ongoing training and teaching of any healthcare worker. This was written specifically for nurses, midwives and doctors who provide primary care for newborn infants in level 1 clinics and hospitals. It covers: Mother and Baby Friendly Care describes gentler, kinder, evidence-based ways of caring for women during pregnancy, labour and delivery. It also presents improved methods of providing infant care with an emphasis on kangaroo mother care and exclusive breastfeeding. It covers: mother-friendly care in pregnancy, a modern approach to... Show More

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