Kangaroo Care “Revives” Twin

A mother of twins born at 27 weeks in Australia was told that her son wasn’t going to make it shortly after he was born. She held him against her chest for nearly two hours to say goodbye, and he began to show signs of life. The mother credits the kangaroo care she administered to the baby’s comeback in the hospital. The kangaroo hold is when mothers and fathers hold their child against their chest making skin to skin contact. This hold helps regulate the heartbeat, creates warmth for the baby, and is a special bonding time for parent and tot.

Read more about this miracle and the doctor’s reaction here.


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