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Nursing’s Susan Ludington discusses research into how “kangaroo care” can help premature babies

Saving babies’ lives by carrying them like kangaroos

The Atlantic: Susan Ludington, the Carl W. and Margaret Davis Walter Professor of Pediatric Nursing, discussed how a visit to Bogota, Colombia, sparked her research into how “kangaroo care” by mothers can help premature babies. “We were trying to determine if it was safe and we found yes, it was safe, better than safe,” she said.