Last October 12, we wrote about the inspiring story of Zoey, a 24-week old premature baby who fought hard to stay alive even as doctors told her mom that she only had one hour to live.
With advancements in neonatal medicine and proper newborn care, the survival rate of premature babies nowadays has improved significantly. And most parents hold an essential role in helping their babies improve their chances of survival. In this video, we show you three important things that parents can do in the first weeks of their preemie baby's life. Watch:
It may sound simple, but breastfeeding, performing kangaroo care, or even just talking and singing to your baby are three simple yet lifesaving ways to boost your preemie's health significantly. Yes, preemies may be fragile, but remember: It's your voice, touch, and care that will help them recover faster.