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Central to EENC is the “First Embrace” – a prolonged skin-to-skin cuddle between mother and baby, which allows proper warming, feeding and umbilical cord care. (...) After implementation of EENC, 100% of babies received immediate skin-to-skin contact regardless of route of delivery. (...) Kangaroo mother care – continuous skin-to-skin contact for more than 20 hours per day, early and exclusive breastfeeding, and close monitoring of illness –  reduces newborn deaths by up to half.
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Score: 1506062.9 - https://www.who.int/laos/news/...ening-infections-by-two-thirds
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Central to EENC is the “First Embrace” – a prolonged skin-to-skin cuddle between mother and baby, which allows proper warming, feeding and umbilical cord care. (...) After implementation of EENC, 100% of babies received immediate skin-to-skin contact regardless of route of delivery. (...) Kangaroo mother care – continuous skin-to-skin contact for more than 20 hours per day, early and exclusive breastfeeding, and close monitoring of illness –  reduces newborn deaths by up to half.
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Score: 1506062.9 - https://www.who.int/japan/news...ening-infections-by-two-thirds
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Search Close Search UNICEF Fulltext search Max Article ‘Kangaroo care’ helps premature babies thrive Ensuring skin-to-skin contact between new babies and mothers in Serbia. (...) However, everything changed with UNICEF's donation to the Kragujevac Neonatology Center. Elena experienced skin-to-skin contact with her mother thanks to a kangaroo care chair and top allowing Mirjana to hold her preterm baby on her chest for longer periods of time. (...) Skin-to-skin contact is a wonderful way to encourage parent-baby bonding, and provides health and developmental benefits. 
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Score: 1497750.2 - https://www.unicef.org/eca/sto...-helps-premature-babies-thrive
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Score: 1497064.3 - https://www.who.int/westernpac...p-early-essential-newborn-care
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Central to EENC is the “First Embrace” – a prolonged skin-to-skin cuddle between mother and baby, which allows proper warming, feeding and umbilical cord care. (...) After implementation of EENC, 100% of babies received immediate skin-to-skin contact regardless of route of delivery. (...) Kangaroo mother care – continuous skin-to-skin contact for more than 20 hours per day, early and exclusive breastfeeding, and close monitoring of illness –  reduces newborn deaths by up to half.
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Score: 1496150.4 - https://www.who.int/westernpac...ening-infections-by-two-thirds
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Ongoing country experiences in integration Integrated active case detection, wound and lymphoedema management, training of health care workers in basic dermatology using skin NTD training materials, Apps and teledermatology are being practiced by some countries of different regions. (...) Looking forward A broad range of research is required to improve control of skin NTDs. Scientific understanding of each skin disease, point-of-care diagnostics and better medicines are needed. Operational research is also needed, for example, to evaluate training and training materials from which to improve integrated case detection on the front line of health care and to identify the roles of persons affected by skin NTDs and their families.
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Score: 1495799.5 - https://www.who.int/publicatio...-detail-redirect/9789240051423
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Select language Select language English 中文 Western Pacific Australia Home / News / Detail / Progress on Early Essential Newborn Care in the Western Pacific Region, but millions of newborn infants remain at risk Progress on Early Essential Newborn Care in the Western Pacific Region, but millions of newborn infants remain at risk 17 August 2017 News release Da Nang, Viet Nam Preterm babies benefit from Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) through prolonged and continuous skin-to-skin contact. (...) Not only do separated babies not benefit from skin-to-skin contact, they are exposed to hypothermia and hospital-acquired infections. (...) First Embrace keeps babies calm, stimulates breathing and prevents hypothermia, reduces anaemia, prevents brain haemorrhage, strengthens immunity from infections, and provides adequate and appropriate nutrition from breastfeeding. Kangaroo mother care (KMC), is where preterm and low birth weight babies are maintained in skin-to-skin contact, fed breastmilk and monitored closely for infection.
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Score: 1495760.8 - https://www.who.int/australia/...newborn-infants-remain-at-risk
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Skin-to-skin care for infant survival | UNICEF Nepal Skip to main content Nepal Toggle navigation English नेपाली Global Links Visit UNICEF Global High contrast Nepal Explore UNICEF About Us Contact us Children in Nepal How and where we work Invest in every child Our Partners Parenting Press centre Donate Main navigation What we do Research and reports Stories Take action Search area has closed. (...) Search Close Search UNICEF Fulltext search Max Article Skin-to-skin care for infant survival At the Janakpur Provincial Hospital in southern Nepal, support from UNICEF and partners has been crucial in improving essential newborn care for preterm and low-birthweight babies UNICEF Nepal 2020/SSN 30 April 2021 Dhanusha, Nepal: On the evening of 1 November 2020, at the Janakpur Provincial Hospital in Dhanusha District in southern Nepal, Sita Paswan and husband Sarbjit welcomed their first child – a baby girl – into the world. (...) Soon, she was also having difficulty breathing, and health staff at the hospital immediately admitted her to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) to be treated and monitored. In four days’ time, much to her parents’ immense relief, the baby was finally released into their care.
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Score: 1488928.5 - https://www.unicef.org/nepal/s...skin-skin-care-infant-survival
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They include: dignified and respectful care during childbirth; immediate and thorough drying of newborn; immediate skin-to-skin contact of mother and newborn; appropriately timed clamping and cutting of the umbilical cord; exclusive breastfeeding; Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC); and recognizing and treating infections. (...) Since EENC was introduced, as much as 72% of newborn babies in the 2258 participating health facilities across the Region are now placed in immediate skin-to-skin contact. Close to 50% remain in skin-to-skin contact until completion of the first breastfeeding. (...) Some babies are not put in skin-to-skin contact at all. Very few preterm newborns receive Kangaroo Mother Care, a practice known to save lives.
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Score: 1488850.7 - https://www.who.int/australia/...es-for-a-healthy-start-to-life
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They include: dignified and respectful care during childbirth; immediate and thorough drying of newborn; immediate skin-to-skin contact of mother and newborn; appropriately timed clamping and cutting of the umbilical cord; exclusive breastfeeding; Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC); and recognizing and treating infections. (...) Since EENC was introduced, as much as 72% of newborn babies in the 2258 participating health facilities across the Region are now placed in immediate skin-to-skin contact. Close to 50% remain in skin-to-skin contact until completion of the first breastfeeding. (...) Some babies are not put in skin-to-skin contact at all. Very few preterm newborns receive Kangaroo Mother Care, a practice known to save lives.
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Score: 1488850.7 - https://www.who.int/japan/news...es-for-a-healthy-start-to-life
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