Thursday, August 27, 2009

A Mother's Hug Saves Her Baby


Here's a beautiful story about a Mom who wouldn't let her baby die

Caroline Isbister's baby was born at a little over a pound and was turning blue. The doctors said she wouldn't make it, that she wasn't breathing and her heart was only beating once every ten seconds. But when her mother felt her cold little feet, she snuggled the baby against her and the color started returning to little Rachel's face. The doctors were stunned. She was put on a ventilator and 5 weeks later was breathing on her own.

Read the rest of the story at the Milk of Human Kindness and see how skin to skin or "kangaroo mother care" helps premature babies stabilize and respond to their mother's touch.


Rachel with her Mom

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