In this large, multisite, multicountry study conducted in low-resource hospitals, continuous kangaroo mother care initiated immediately after birth in infants with a birth weight between 1.0 and 1.799 kg resulted in a significantly lower risk of neonatal death than the currently recommended initiation of kangaroo mother care after stabilization.

I can’t think of a single reason why this also should not be applied in the most advanced departments in highly developed countries.

It gives me a deja vue feeling of oral rehydration which was applied early in Bangladesh [search for ORT or ORS in my WordPress] with a tremendous decrease in mortality when it took MANY YEARS for the USA [and for sure for Israel] to adopt this simple method .possibly because of misplaced pride that “primitive methods ” do not fit high technological countries l’histoire se repete —– COVID 19 No herbs….tec