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kangaroo care

kangaroo care
 n.— «To tackle the problem of low core body temperature of such babies, doctors are today increasingly adopting Kangarooing or Kangaroo care as it is called, in which the temperature of the baby is normalised through skin-to-skin contact with either of the parents.» —“Kangaroo care for premature babies” by Aruna Ramesh IBNLive (Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India) Jan. 30, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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