Practice of skin-to-skin contact, exclusive breastfeeding and other newborn care interventions in Ethiopia following promotion by facility and community health workers: results from a prospective outcome evaluation

Publish Date: September 2016
Author: JA Callaghan-Koru, AS Estifanos, ED Sheferaw, J de Graft-Johnson, C Rosado, R Patton-Molitors, B Worku, B Rawlins, A Baqui

Published in Acta Paediatrica, this article assesses the effects of a facility and community newborn intervention package on coverage of early skin-to-skin contact and exclusive breastfeeding — the therapeutic components of kangaroo mother care.

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