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