Care of Small Babies: Carrying Your Baby Skin-to-Skin

Video summary

Carrying your baby skin-to-skin, between your breasts, is the best way to care for your small baby. This continuous skin-to-skin contact, also known as kangaroo care, keeps your baby warm, safe from infection, and helps her start breastfeeding sooner. This video shows how to position your baby, wrap her to your chest, and care for her needs and your own, while carrying her in this special way. This video is available in English and the below languages:

Global Health Media Project’s Small Baby Series includes 27 teaching videos, providing in-depth coverage on best-practice care of babies born too small or too soon. See summary info here for more information. 

For information on narrating this video in other languages, please contact: Peter Cardellichio –


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