Promoting the best care for premature babies

09.12.16 Categories: Patient stories, How donations help,

Parents and their newborn babies in the Neonatal Unit are enjoying eight new reclining chairs to help them get optimum skin-to-skin contact, thanks to generous donations.

The chairs have been proven to help promote kangaroo care, a method which offers support in vital areas such as breastfeeding, bonding between parent and baby, decreasing time spent in hospital, building confidence and aiding mums with milk production.

Find out more about these fantastic chairs, and how they they help babies and mothers like Edgar and Leanne, pictured above.