Please join Maternal and Infant Health Canada and guests Dr Ann Pederson, Alix Woldring and Sarah Coutts.
Understand the importance of Kangaroo Care for preterm infants and their families and its evolution as a family centered care intervention.
Describe the feasibility and acceptability of an implementation strategy for parents and healthcare providers to address barriers to Kangaroo Care practice.
Explore strategies to scale up and sustain Kangaroo Care in BC NICUs.
Dr. Ann Pederson is the director of Population Public Health Promotion at BC Women’s Hospital. Alix Woldring is the Kangaroo Care coordinator at Perinatal Services in BC. Sarah Coutts is a registered nurse who works as a Lactation Consultant at BC Women’s Hospital.