...."Kangaroo care", as it is officially known, involves parents cuddling up
to premature infants each day for up to two to three hours, even if the baby is
still attached to an oxygen tube. The babies, placed on their parent's chest,
are kept warm by the adult's body heat.....
......"Parents from the kangaroo care group provided a more sensitive and
appropriately stimulating home environment and . . . mothers were more
sensitive, adaptive, warm and resourceful during social interactions at six
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