World Prematurity Day 2023 Theme : small actions BIG IMPACT:
immediate skin-to-skin care
for every baby everywhere
Kangaroo Mother Care after Premature Birth reduces parental stress, depression, reduces infection in baby and hospital stay
Premature baby is baby born before 37 weeks of pregnancy. Premature baby is also known as Preterm Baby
1 Baby in 10 is born premature worldwide. Premature babies have Breathing difficulties and infection prone
Kangaroo Mother Care reduces mortality by 40%, Infection by 65% &
by 72%. It helps to gain weight of the baby
Skin to Skin contact between mother & baby enhance general ability of the baby, less stress, better sleep & cognitive control
Socksline is symbol of world prematurity Day. Small pair of Purple socks with Nine full size baby socks.
World Prematurity Day is Celebrated on 17 November. It
was initiated by the European Foundation for the Care of Newborn Infants (EFCNI)
Healthy baby should be the outcome. Parents must know premature baby care to avoid long term complications in the baby.