Kangaroo mother care: a practical guide

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– 2003, WHO. English.
– This guide details the kangaroo mother care method of care for stable, preterm and low birth weight infants who need thermal protection, adequate feeding, frequent observation and protection from infection. The document provides guidance on how to organize services at the referral hospital and what is needed to introduce and carry out KMC in resource-limited settings. This document is intended for health professionals and can be used to develop national and local policies, guidelines and protocols.

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