when I saw my baby, he looked like a robot with all the wires …I was so afraid.  It was hard to get attached to him..."

Daniel's Mother

There is a problem with all the wires and clothing layers. I guess, that without it all , I can take 20% off treatment time... I’m changing the place of the sensors on the skin every couple of hours to avoid skin lesions"

NICU Nurse

the best time was when we gave her a bath… with no wires she looked like a regular baby "

Mia's Mother

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SO, WHAT ARE THE MAIN PROBLEMS ?

The current situation is extremely restrictive :

Adhesive electrodes and sensors cause skin lesions.

Tangled wires and cumbersome hospital clothing interfere with baby daily care and "KANGAROO" holding

Parents have difficulties bonding with their baby.

WHAT IS "KANGAROO" HOLDING

Babies need to feel safe, relaxed and protected and the most effective way of doing that is by KANGAROO holding.

The baby is being held and hugged in the arms of his caregiver.  

What are the benefits of kangaroo care?

 

Stabilises baby's heart and respiratory rates.

Improves baby's oxygen saturation levels.

Regulates baby's body temperature.

Increases baby's weight gain.

Contributes to stronger immune system.

Improves baby-parents bonding and parents confidence.

Shortens baby's hospital stay.

VITALS SIGNS MONITORING

ECG and respiratory rate

oxygen saturation