Sunday, August 16, 2009

Kangaroo Mother Care

Seventh Moon Homebirth Midwifery Services
and The Childbirth and Women's Wellness Center


Dr. Nils Bergman

"Kangaroo Mother Care:
Restoring the Original Paradigm for Infant Care"

Wednesday, September 23, 2009
7:00pm to 9:30pm
Palisades Medical Center
7600 River Rd
North Bergen, NJ 07047
Event: $25.00

Dr Bergman graduated at the University of Cape Town, and has worked in South Africa, Ciskei and, Sweden, before working seven years as Medical Superintendent and District Medical Officer at Manama Mission, Zimbabwe. Here he, together with Midwife Agneta Jurisoo, developed and implemented Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) for premature infants right from birth. This resulted in a five-fold improvement in survival of Very Low Birth Weight babies.

Registration: please email Vicki Hedley at vickimidwife Please include your name and telephone number for registration purposes. Registration is first-come, first-served basis. Seating is limited so register as soon as possible!

Seventh Moon ~ Homebirth Midwifery Services


Anonymous said...

KMC was invented and developed in Colombia

Anonymous said...

Good for you to know before the conference that KMC was invented and developed by colombian Pediatritian in Colombia and diseminated by Fundacion Canguro

Michelle said...

Thank you for the Kangaroo care information. Please visit again.