, Mon 13 May, 09:38 am
Hospitals across the continent are adopting Kangaroo Mother Care to help curb high mortality rates for preterm infants. The technique emphasizes skin-to-skin contact between mothers and their babies and offers an affordable and effective alternative to incubator care, according to a March of Dimes report.
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allAfrica.com, 2 March 2013
In one world, Tabitha Wanjiku is shimmying under cars, tweaking transmissions and rewiring brake lights on her way to certification as a mechanic. In another, the soft-spoken, 19-year-old mother is learning how to keep her premature baby alive.