International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medicine Science | India | Volume 3 Issue 10, October 2014


Randomized Controlled Study on Kangaroo Mother Care in the Management of Low Birth Weight Babies

Dr. Elwis Elias | Dr. Balu Ramu [2]


Abstract: This study was designed to evaluate the effectiveness of kangaroo mother care in the management of low birth weight babies over conventional method care. The aim of this study is to determine the effectiveness of Kangaroo mother care in LBW babies with birth weight < 2500gm in temperature regulation and also in promotion of growth, exclusive breast feeding, bonding and confidence of mother in caring LBW babies.


Keywords: Kangaroo mother care, low birth weight babies, temperature regulation, growth, breast feeding, bonding, confidence level of mothers


Edition: Volume 3 Issue 10, October 2014,


Pages: 847 - 849


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