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Q&A with Joy Lawn: Kangaroo Mother Care

A mother’s touch really cam save a child’s life. That’s the claim behind Kangaroo Mother Care. It’s when a pre-term or low weight baby is literally tied to the mother’s front, skin to skin, to keep the baby warm. The idea is not new, but this simple act is literally saving thousands of babies around the world. There is solid research to back up the claims.  The research is led by neonatologist Joy Lawn and appears in the International Journal of Epidemiology. Lawn spoke...

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