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The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) through funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and in collaboration with the World Health Organization, other implementing organizations and several national professional societies, is excited to showcase a series of webinars aimed at promoting new evidence on immediate Kangaroo Mother Care (iKMC), supporting a paradigm shift to zero separation between mothers and their newborn babies with a goal to improve quality of care and outcomes for small and sick newborns.

Watch a video overview of the series here.


  1. The Science of KMC
  2. iKMC Readiness and Implementation
  3. Policy and Guidelines for iKMC
  4. Coming Feb 2024