Factors Impacting Practice of Home Kangaroo Mother Care with Low Birth Weight Infants Following Hospital Discharge – Healthy Newborn Network

Factors Impacting Practice of Home Kangaroo Mother Care with Low Birth Weight Infants Following Hospital Discharge

Abstract Objective To identify enablers and barriers related to home Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) adoption after hospital discharge. Study design An exploratory study, using a mixed methods evaluation, followed 60 mother–infant dyads from the hospital ward to 4 weeks post-hospital discharge. Results Fifty-three of the mothers (88.3%) completed all study visits. The majority of mothers … Continue reading Factors Impacting Practice of Home Kangaroo Mother Care with Low Birth Weight Infants Following Hospital Discharge