In my research on Kangaroo Care, I have found an article entitled “Kangaroo mother care to reduce morbidity and mortality in low birthweight infants” in an issue of the Cochrane Review from 2011. It’s linked to here.

It’s a pretty good article explores whether Kangaroo Care could be used as a substitute for incubators in resource-limited parts of the world. (Yes, mostly.)

However, being a goofball, I must point out one delightful sentence from page 3:

“The major component of KMC is skin-to-skin contact (SSC) in which infants are placed vertically between the mother’s breasts firmly attached to the chest and below her clothes.”
That’s right, you would not want them jumping off and running away. Let’s work on those commas, people!