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Our Programs

Kangaroo Care in Postnatal Care (PNC) Wards

For Stable Low-Birthweight or Preterm Newborns

This program serves infants in the general newborn care unit. Low-birthweight and preterm newborns with normal vital signs, effective feeding, and typical behavior still face increased of risk of illness and death that Kangaroo Care helps reduce. 

Repurpose Space

Create dedicated, comfortable space for Kangaroo Care in Postnatal Care Wards. Supply necessary equipment and materials.

Train Existing Staff

Provide training to clinicians and nurses on integrating Kangaroo Care support into their workflow.

Provide Care Counsellors

Recruit and train health workers to act as dedicated Kangaroo Care counsellors for mothers.

Follow Up with Mothers

Contact mothers after discharge to encourage continued Kangaroo Care and monitoring of newborn danger signs.

Kangaroo Care in Special Newborn Care Units (SNCUs)

For Unstable Low-Birthweight or Preterm Newborns

This program serves higher-risk infants with abnormal vital signs, feeding difficulties, or atypical behavior. Many infants in SNCUs require significant medical interventions, such as oxygen support, intravenous fluids, or nasal feeding.

Provide Supportive Equipment

Add recliner chairs and other resources needed for Kangaroo Care into SNCUs

Provide Care Counsellors

Recruit and train health workers to act as dedicated Kangaroo Care counsellors for mothers in SNCUs.

Enrollment in the PNC Ward Program

After discharge from the SNCU, babies and mothers are admitted to our PNC ward program, where they benefit from additional support.

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Pilot Programs

BARAN HOSPITAL, RAJASTHAN

PALI HOSPITAL, RAJASTHAN

Launched: 3rd January, 2024

Launched: 22nd December, 2023

District NMR: 35

Monthly Live Births: 600

District NMR: 29

Monthly Live Births: 900

Theory of Change

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