Spandan Hospital have well equipped Neonate Intensive Care Unit located at Chembur, Deonar. Senior Neonatologist Dr Rekha Udani who has contributed towards Kangaroo mother care is our paediatrician.
Kangaroo care is a form of developmental care that has benefits for all new borns, especially those who are in the neonatal intensive care unit. Also known as skin-to-skin contact or kangaroo mother care, kangaroo care involves direct contact when a newborn is placed skin-to-skin on mom or dad’s bare chest.
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Skin-to-skin care has been shown to be safe and effective in promoting physiologic stability and breastfeeding in preterm infants. It is the first step towards a mother being comfortable holding her preterm or ill infant for feeding. S2S care has benefits for both mother and infant, which are especially important for the preterm or ill infant in the Neonate Intensive Care Unit.
We are focusing to reduce the infant mortality and infant morbidity as well maternal mortality and Maternal Morbidity in Mumbai especially in Govandi and around By providing the best quality neonatal care to low and middle income community and also increasing the survival rate of infants in the low income community and round the clock dynamic service will b e provided in cost effective manner
As there are few centre providing comprehensive Neonate Intensive Care Unit in M ward for children and mother this service is extremely valuable.