Safety of Kangaroo Mother Care in intubated neonates under 1500 g.

  title={Safety of Kangaroo Mother Care in intubated neonates under 1500 g.},
  author={V{\'i}vian Mara Gonçalves de Oliveira Azevedo and C{\'e}sar Coelho Xavier and Fernanda de Oliveira Gontijo},
  journal={Journal of tropical pediatrics},
  volume={58 1},
Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) has been used as a technique to promote mother-child bonding. It has been discussed of its use for preterm under mechanical ventilation. The objective of this study is to assess the vital signs of preterm infants with a birth weight lower than 1500 g who are under intubation and hemodynamically stable in KMC. Forty-three preterm infants with a mean gestational age at birth of 29.1 ± 1.6 weeks and a mean birth weight of 1.1334 ± 2318 g. The preterm infants were… CONTINUE READING


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 10 extracted citations

Skin-to-Skin Contact: A Comforting Place With Comfort Food.

MCN. The American journal of maternal child nursing • 2015
View 4 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Implementation of Kangaroo Mother Care

Parisa Mohagheghi, ROSHANAK VAKILIAN, +4 authors NASRIN RASHIDI
View 1 Excerpt

Intermittent kangaroo mother care: a NICU protocol.

Journal of human lactation : official journal of International Lactation Consultant Association • 2013

Kangaroo care for the preterm infant and family.

Paediatrics & child health • 2012
View 1 Excerpt


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 15 references

Physiologic stability of Intubated VLBW infants during skin-to-skin care and incubator care

SL Smith
View 4 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

A clinical guideline for implementation of kangaroo care with premature infants of 30 or more weeks’ postmenstrual age

SM Ludinton-Hoe, K Morgan, A. Abouelfettoh
View 1 Excerpt

The importance of kangaroo care on infant oxygen saturation levels and bonding

F. Hunt
J Neonatal Nurs 2008;14:47–51 • 2008
View 1 Excerpt

The kangaroo method is safe for premature infants under 30 weeks of gestation during ventilatory support

HA van Zanten, AJ Havenaar, HJH Stigt
J Neonatal Nurs 2007;13:186–90 • 2007
View 2 Excerpts

Kangaroo care and the ventilated neonate

K. Black
Infant • 2005
View 1 Excerpt

Heart period variability of intubated very-low-birth-weight infants during incubator care and maternal holding.

American journal of critical care : an official publication, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses • 2003
View 1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…