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Research Paper | Gynaecology | India | Volume 3 Issue 8, August 2014
To Evaluate the Effectiveness of Kangaroo Mother Care on Low Birth Weight Babies
Abstract: To Determine effect of kangaroo mother care on promotion of temperature regulation, weight, Latch and Arousal regulation of LBW babies, Determine the to determine the effect of kangaroo mother care on low birth weight babies and their mothers in experimental group versus control group, and to find an association between the effect of Kangaroo mother care on low birth weight babies of experimental group and their mothers with selected demographic variables. Methodology: Kangaroo Mother Care is an effective way to meet Low Birth weight babies Warmth, breast feeding, Latch, Arousal regulation and well being The present randomized controlled trial was conducted among the 50 LBW babies of Krishna hospital, karad. . Babies were randomized into KMC and CMC group with 25 babies in each group. Results: There is good effect of KMC from first day in Arousal, Latch and temperature regulation as compared to CMC. Conclusion: KMC is cost effective, most acceptable and human method of caring for LBW babies.
Keywords: Kangaroo mother care, Low birth weight babies, temperature regulation, Latch, Weight and Arousal regulation
Edition: Volume 3 Issue 8, August 2014,
Pages: 2017 - 2019