SERIES 5 | EPISODE 4: Strengthening Kangaroo Care in Neonatal Intensive Care Units
GUEST: Sarah Coutts, BSc, BSN, RN, IBCLC, MPH
Developmental Care Specialist
BC Women's Hospital NICU
In this podcast, Sarah will discuss Kangaroo Care and its role in supporting breast milk expression and breastfeeding.
Sarah is a registered nurse with experience in the NICU and as well as a Lactation Consultant. She currently works as a Developmental Care Specialist in the BC Women’s Hospital NICU. Sarah completed her Masters in Public Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Her dissertation on Kangaroo Mother Care and identifying preterm infants in low- and middle-income countries led her to continue her passion for Kangaroo Care in BC NICUs. Recently, Sarah was the Provincial Kangaroo Care Coordinator at Perinatal Services BC. She is part of a team of implementation science researchers working to improve uptake of Kangaroo Care and promote zero-separation of infants and families.
This podcast is sponsored by WaterWipes® – the world’s purest baby wipes.