Evereklian, M. & Posmontier, B. Journal of Pediatric Nursing. Published online: 12 March 2017
- Despite its known efficacy, kangaroo care is not practiced in all US hospitals.
- Without adequate weight gain, preterm infants can experience longer hospital stays.
- Improved weight gain can reduce hospital readmissions and developmental issues.
- Kangaroo care is a low-cost modality that can increase preterm infant weight gain.
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