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Gallery of photos, Kangaroo Care by Jane Dempster
Kangaroo care for the preterm infant and familyAnn L Jefferies; Canadian Paediatric Society, Fetus and Newborn CommitteePaediatr Child Health 2012;17(3):141-3
"The benefits of breast milk for the preterm infant are well-known and include decreased incidence of infections and necrotizing enterocolitis, and improved growth and neurodevelopmental outcome. KC is associated with a longer duration of breastfeeding, higher volumes of milk expressed, higher exclusive breastfeeding rates and higher percentage of breastfeeding at the time that preterm infants are discharged from hospital (20,21)."