Title

The Benefits of Kangaroo Care for Preterm Infants

Presenter Information

Megan BaumgartnerFollow

Academic Level at Time of Presentation

Senior

Major

Nursing

Minor

N/A

List all Project Mentors & Advisor(s)

Dr. Marcia Hobbs, DNS, RN

Presentation Format

Poster Presentation

Abstract/Description

This project is to determine the benefits that kangaroo care can have on both preterm infants and their mothers. It will explore studies on the infant pain response, maternal stress, physiological factors, and mother-infant bonding. The result of this study shows that kangaroo care does in fact have a positive impact on both the mothers and the preterm infants.

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Nursing

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The Benefits of Kangaroo Care for Preterm Infants

This project is to determine the benefits that kangaroo care can have on both preterm infants and their mothers. It will explore studies on the infant pain response, maternal stress, physiological factors, and mother-infant bonding. The result of this study shows that kangaroo care does in fact have a positive impact on both the mothers and the preterm infants.