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Effect of community-initiated kangaroo mother care on survival of infants with low birthweight: A randomised controlled trial

Friday, 8th of November 2019 Print

Effect of community-initiated kangaroo mother care on survival of infants with low birthweight: A randomised controlled trial

S. Mazumder et al., The Lancet, 4 October 2019

“Community-initiated kangaroo mother care substantially improves newborn baby and infant survival. In low-income and middle-income countries, incorporation of kangaroo mother care for all infants with low birthweight, irrespective of place of birth, could substantially reduce neonatal and infant mortality.”

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(19)32223-8/fulltext

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