KANGAROO CARE 35718754568190Implementation of kangaroo care at home Kangaroo care cannot be administered on infants who weigh less than 1.2 Kgs due to the fragility of the transfer process; transferring infants from the incubator to the parents is strenuous. Parents need to assess the situation to determine whether administering KC is beneficial for the infant or would increase risks. Parents will also responses from the infants. Responses such as eye to eye contact relaxed body tone and alertness should encourage the therapy. Avoid administering massage to fragile infants since it may have negative impacts. This is a form of tactile mechanism applied to at-risk infants. It involves light to deep stroking the infant's back as well as gently touching and caressing the child. 62345452407574000499692300 [...]
Read the following article (parts 1 and 2) about Kangaroo Care: www.prematurity.org Create a pamphlet about the importance of Kangaroo Care and Infant Massage. Be sure to create a pamphlet that is oriented toward parents (so use non-jargoned language) and contains 275-300 words. Be sure to include the following sections: What is Kangaroo Care? What is Infant Massage? Why are these important? How can you implement these at home?