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What does KMC stand for?

KMC stands for Kangaroo Mother Care

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Cuddling up against a mother's bare skin -- termed kangaroo mother care -- can help tiny premature babies recover more quickly from the pain of being prodded with needles and other procedures, Canadian researchers have found.
Many programmes aimed at reducing perinatal mortality that are standard today were first presented at the Priorities Conferences, for example, the Perinatal Education Programme, the Perinatal Problem Identification Programme, the Confidential Enquiries into Maternal Deaths, the maternal 'near misses', the Better Births Initiative, kangaroo mother care and its implementation, neonatal resuscitation programmes, nasal continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP), basic antenatal care, and the Child Health Care Problem Identification Programme, to name a few.
The technique, called Kangaroo Mother Care, is used in developing countries which have few incubators.