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    Arestegui RU. Information about the pilot kangaroo mother program at San Bartolome Hospital, Lima, Peru. 249-254

    Martinez JC. The kangaroo mother program is a great opportunity for modern neonatal care. 255-260

    Picon C. Low birth weight premature infants: an environmental technology appropriate for resistance. 261-278

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    Meza GC, Rosales JM, Pineda DP. Efficacy of the kangaroo mother program in the development of low birth weight infants at Roosevelt Hospital, Guatemala. 307-350

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    de Leeuw R. History of kangaroo care in the neonatal department of the Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, Holland. 365-370

    Anderson GC. Overview of current knowledge about skin-to-skin (kangaroo) care for preterm infants. 371-390

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    Borel J, Mayorga GV, Vado LC. Alternate care for neonates weighing less than 1800 grams in the Bertha Calderon Roque Women’s Hospital, Managua, Nicaragua. 431-450

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    Lamb M. The bonding phenomenon: misinterpretations and their implications. J Pediatr 1982;101:555-7

    Lefebvre F, Veilleux A, Bard H. Early discharge of low birthweight infants. Arch Dis Child 1982;57:511-3

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    Levin A. Humane neonatal care initiative. Acta Paediatr 1999;88:353-5

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    Lucas A, Morley R, Cole TJ, Gore SM, Lucas PJ, Crowle P, Pearse R, Boon AJ. Powell R. Early diet in preterm babies and developmental status at 18 months. Lancet 1990;335:1477-81

    Lucas A, Morley R, Cole TJ, Lister G, Leeson-Payne C. Breast milk and subsequent intelligence quotient in children born preterm. Lancet 1992;339:261-4

    Malhotra N, Vishwambaran L, Sundaram KR, Narayanan I. A controlled trial of alternative methods of oral feeding in neonates. Early Hum Dev 1999;54:29-38

    McKenna J, Thoman E, Anders T, Sadeh A, Schnectman V, Glotzbach S. Infant-parent co-sleeping in an evolutionary perspective: implications for understanding infant sleep development and the sudden infant death syndrome. Sleep 1993;16:263-82

    Meier P. Bottle and breastfeeding: effects on transcutaneous oxygen pressure and temperature in preterm infants. Nurs Res 1988;37:36-41

    Meier PP, Anderson GC. Responses of small preterm infants to bottle and breastfeeding. Matern Child Nurs J 1987;12:97-104

    Meier PP, Brown LP. State of the science. Breastfeeding for mothers and low birth weight infants. Nurs Clin North Am 1996;31:351-65

    Meier PP, Engstrom JL, Fleming BA, Streeter PL, Lawrence PB. Estimating milk intake of hospitalized preterm infants who breastfeed. J Hum Lact 1996

    Meier PP, Engstrom LL, Mangurten HH, Estrada E, Zimmerman B, Kopparthi R. A model to provide breastfeeding support services in the NICU. J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 1993;22:338-47

    Merritt TA, Raddish M. A review of guidelines for the discharge of premature infants: opportunities for improving cost effectiveness. J Perinatol 1998;18:S27-37

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    Narayanan I. Early mother-infant interaction: global perspectives and developing country concerns. J Trop Pediatr 1987;33:120-3

    Peters KC. Does routine nursing care complicate the physiologic state of the premature infant with respiratory distress syndrome? J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 1992;6:67-84

    Raju TNK. An epidemiologic study of very low and very very low birth weight infants. Clin Perinatol 1986;132:233-50

    Righard L, Alade MO. Effects of delivery room routines on success of first breastfeed. Lancet 1990;334:1105-7

    Rosenblatt JS. Psychobiology of maternal behaviour: contribution to the clinical understanding of maternal behaviour among humans. Acta Paediatr 1994;Suppl 397:3-8

    Rosenblum LA, Andrews MW. Influences of environmental demand on maternal behaviour and infant development. Acta Paediatr 1994;Suppl 397:57-63

    Schanler RJ. Suitability of human milk for the low-birthweight infant. Clin Perinatol 1995;22:207-22

    Simiyu DE. Morbidity and mortality of low birth weight infants in the new born unit of Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi. East Afr Med J 2004;81:367-74

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    Stevens B, Yamada J, Ohlsson A. Sucrose for analgesia in newborn infants undergoing painful procedures. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2004;(3):CD001069

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Occasional publications

    Bergh AM. Implementation workbook for kangaroo mother care. Pretoria: MRC Research Unit for Maternal and Infant Health Care Strategies. Pretoria, South Africa, 2002

    Breitbach KM. Development and validation of the nursing intervention "kangaroo care". Master’s thesis, University of Iowa, 1994

    Christensson K. Fathers are as effective as incubators for babies born by cesarean section. Karolinska Institutet Publications, 1994

    Davanzo R. Care of the low birth weight infant with the kangaroo-mother method in developing countries. Guidelines for health workers. Bureau for International Cooperation in Maternal and Child Health, Istituto per l’Infanzia, Trieste, Italy, 1993

    de Leon F. The kangaroo care method: application and use. Presentation International Well Start, San Diego, 1992

    Diaz-Rossello JL, Bellman M. Report of PAHO/WHO: early discharge/ambulatory care program for low birth weight ingants (kangaroo method). Centro Latino Americano de Perinatologia (CLAP), Montevideo, 1985 (Internal Document N° 2/85)

    Kangaroo Mother Care Provincial Task Team. Kangaroo Mother Care policy and guidelines for the Western Cape Province. Cape Town, Western Cape Health Department, 2000

    Kronson M. Evaluation of kangaroo care: management of low birthweight infants with maternal-infant skin-to-skin contact. Honours Thesis, Nutrition and Dietetics Unit, University of Cape Town, South Africa, 1996



    Anderson GC. Kangaroo care of the premature infant. In: Goldson E (Ed.), Nurturing the premature infant: developmental interventions in the neonatal intensive care nursery (pp. 131-60). Oxford University Press, New York, 1999

    Anderson GC. Touch and the kangaroo care method. In: Field T, ed. Touch in early development. Hillsdale: L. Earlbaum, 1995

    Anderson GC, Chiu S-H, Morrison B, Burkhammer M, Ludington-Hoe SM. Skin-to-skin for breastfeeding difficulties postbirth. In: Field T, ed. Advances in touch. New Brunswick, NJ: Johnson & Johnson, 2004

    Charpak N, Figueroa Z. El Metodo Canguro. Interamericana McGraw Hill, Bogota, 1997

    Charpak N, Figueroa Z. La methode kangourou. ESF, Paris, 1996

    Cohea M, Gale G. Kangaroo care in US NICUs: a handbook for caregivers. Petaluma, Ca:NANN Inc., 1996

    Ludington-Hoe SM, Golant SK. Kangaroo care: the best you can do for your premature infant. New York, NY: Bantam Books, 1993

    McCloskey JC, Bulechek GM. Nursing interventions classification: Iowa intervention project (2nd ed). St. Louis: Mosby, 1996

    Nilsson L. A child is born. New York, NY: Dell, 1990

    Stening W, Roth B. The kangaroo method for premature infants. In: Blum I (Ed.), Prenatal perception. Berlin: Leonardo Publ, 1993



    Fundación Canguro. "Piel a piel en la intimidad" (24 min, US$ 20). Available in NTSC and PAL-SECAM, English, French and Spanish. Carrera 39A #46-29, Santafé de Bogotá, Colombia

    Gloppestad K. From separation to closeness: parents’ experiences with closeness. Available in English or Norwegian from Kari Gloppestad, Department of Pediatrics, National Hospital, University of Oslo, Pilestredet 32, 0027 Oslo 1, Norway (25 min, $ 140.00)

    Morton J. A premie needs his mother: first steps to breastfeeding your premature baby. Palo Alto, California, Videotransform, 2002.

    Righard L, Frantz K. Delivery self-attachment. 1992. This videotape shows the efforts of three infants to locate and self-attach to the breast. Two succeed. The one who failed received maternal medication and was separated from the mother for a period immediately after birth (5 minutes; send a check payable to Life and Birth Bookstore for $14.95 to Life and Birth Bookstore, PO Box 70625, Seattle, WA 98107-0625)

    Rosenberg S, Balmes R. Kangaroo care: a parent’s touch. 1995. The video captures the essence of kangaroo care in developed countries (send a check payable to Northwestern Memorial Hospital for $ 56 to Suzanne Rosenberg, RN, MS, Prentice Women’s Hospital, Room 484, 333 E. Superior St, Chicago, IL 60611)

    Warwood T. Kangaroo care: orientation for health professionals. A twenty minute video covering basic information to be used in orientation of new personnel in sites where kangaroo care is offered or is planned to be offered. Available from Teresa Warwood, 2638 E. 1600 North, Layton, Utah 84040, USA. Phone +1 801 546 4253

    Widstrom AM, Ransjo-Arvidson AB, Christensson K. Breastfeeding is ... Baby Choice. 1993. The videotape documents the remarkable ability of the newborn infant to initiate breastfeeding during the first two hours postbirth (5 minutes narrated segment for parents; 20 minutes non-narrated segment for professionals; send a check payable to Georgetown University Hospital for $54.95 to The Lactation Center and Milk Bank, Georgetown University Hospital, 3800 Reservoir Road NW, Washington, DC 20007)

UNICEF four-in-one video includes:

    Hofvander Y. Breastfeeding revisited.

    Breastfeeding: a global priority. Co-produced by the Division of Public Affairs and the Division of Information (RTFS), UNICEF

    Armstrong H, Kamau M. Feeding low birth weight babies. Co-produced by IBFAN and UNICEF

    Mother Kangaroo, a light of hope. UNICEF Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean, 1988

This set of videotapes is available from Tony Tirado, Division of Information, RTFSH9-F, Unicef, 3 UN Plaza, New York, NY 10017. (Include a $40 check payable to UNICEF)

WHO Documents

    Bellman M, Diaz-Rossello JL. Preliminary report of a joint consultation. In: WHO. Consensus Conference on Appropriate Technology following Birth, Trieste, 7-11 October 1986

    Schmidt E, Wittreich G. Care of the abnormal newborn: a random controlled trial study of the "kangaroo method" of care of low birth weight newborns. In: WHO. Consensus Conference on Appropriate Technology following Birth, Trieste, 7-11 October 1986

    WHO. Birth weight surrogates. The relationship between birth weight, arm and chest circumference. Division of Family Health, Geneva, 1987

    WHO. Indicators for assessing breastfeeding practices. Division of Diarrhoeal and Acute Respiratory Disease Control (WHO/CDD/SER/91.14), Geneva, 1991

    WHO. 55th World Health Assembly. Child health and development: health of the newborn. Geneva, 1992

    WHO. Low birth weight. A tabulation of available information. Maternal Health and Safe Motherhood Programme (WHO/MCH/92.2), Geneva, 1992

    WHO. Thermal control of the newborn: a practical guide. Maternal Health and Safe Motherhood Programme (WHO/FHE/MSM/93.2), Geneva, 1993

    WHO. Mother-baby package: implementing safe motherhood in countries. Maternal Health and Safe Motherhood Programme (WHO/FHE/MSM/94.11), Geneva, 1994

    WHO. Perinatal mortality. A listing of available information. Maternal Health and Safe Motherhood Programme (WHO/FRH/MSM/96.7), Geneva, 1996

    WHO. Essential newborn care. Report of a Technical Working Group, Trieste, 25-29 April 1994. Maternal and Newborn Health / Safe Motherhood (WHO/FRH/MSM/96.13), Geneva, 1996

    WHO. Care in normal birth: a practical guide. Maternal and Newborn Health / Safe Motherhood Unit (WHO/FRH/MSM/96.24), Geneva, 1996

    WHO. Basic newborn resuscitation: a practical guide. Maternal and Newborn Health / Safe Motherhood Unit (WHO/RHT/MSM/98.1), Geneva, 1998

    WHO. Care of the umbilical cord: a review of the evidence. Maternal and Newborn Health / Safe Motherhood (WHO/FRH/MSM/98.4), Geneva, 1998


UNICEF Documents

    UNICEF. Kangaroo treatment saves underweight babies. News Features, May 1984

    Grant GP. State of the World’s Children. Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1984

    UNICEF. Breastfeeding management and promotion in a baby friendly hospital. UNICEF, New York, 1993


Other publications

    Dr Pierre Balde, paediatrician. The Kangaroo method (interview by Anne-Claire Delval-Motro). Rev Infirm 1998 Feb;35:29

    Hanrahan J. A mother’s touch. In Los Angeles Times, LA Life Section, May 9, 1995 p 1-13,14. Refers to Dr Ludington’s work and shows the research utilization that occurred after Dr Ludington’s speech at Valley Presbyterian Hospital 4 months earlier.

    Norton D. Kangaroo love for premature babies. Living and Loving, Sept 1995, p 133-135 (A New Zealand Magazine)

    Professor Jean-Pierre Relier, paediatrician. The Kangaroo method (interview by Anne-Claire Delval-Motro)]. Rev Infirm 1998 Feb;35:30

    Seib J. Kangaroo Care: a personal touch practice in a high tech environment. RN Times, p 1-3. Relates the effects of Dr Ludington’s research and consumer book on Kangaroo Care and talks to local hospitals where it is practised.

    Soukhanov AH. Word Watch. Atlantic Monthly, October 1992:127. Reports Kangaroo Care as a noun and kangarooing as a verb to mean holding the premature infant skin-to-skin against a chest.

INCLUSÃO do => Livros brasileiros:

TOMA, T.S. e CECCHETTO, S: "Cuidado mãe canguro", en: RENATO DE CARVALHO, M., TAMEZ, R.N. - Amamentaçao. Bases científicas. Rio de Janeiro: Guanabara-Koogan, 2005.

CARVALHO, M.R. e PROCHNIK, M: "Método Mãe – Canguru de Atenção ao Prematuro/Kangaroo Mother Care" – BNDES Social – RJ – 2001.

MILTERSTEINER, A.R.: "Utilização da Posição Mãe-Canguru" – Rio Grande do Sul: Ed. ULBRA, 2004.


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