Neonatology is not just for the baby, but for the whole family

Neonatology is not just for the baby, but for the whole family

The medical care for premature babies is amazing nowadays, but there is still room for improvement. A premature baby is not the only patient in the neonatology department: the whole family is. Involving the family in the premature baby’s care as early as possible has very beneficial effects on the outcomes.

'KMC Doctor' Deedee Kommers unveils the mystery of Kangaroo Care

'KMC Doctor' Deedee Kommers unveils the mystery of Kangaroo Care

"It is common knowledge that Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) has positive effects on babies. But we don’t know what happens exactly when a baby and its parent are together, skin-to-skin."