Constant parental skin-to-skin contact leads to a better mental and physical development among preterm infants. The parents’ heartbeat calms the newborn and gives him or her a feeling of security. Additionally, it strengthens the parent-child bond. Ordinary chairs are not very suitable, and there is simply no space for hospital beds in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).
Kangaroo-chairs help mothers and fathers to spend as much time as possible in close skin contact with their preterm babies. Unfortunately, they don’t count as standard equipment in a lot of hospitals, even in Europe. With your donation we can improve the situation in a Greek hospital and help hundreds of preterm infants and their families.