A shortage of incubators and a hunch about marsupials inspired a Colombian doctor to try something radical to save premature babies’ lives: constant skin-to-skin contact with parents. It’s cheaper than high-tech neonatal care – and it may be better, too.
Written by Lena Corner
Read by Kirsten Irving
Produced by Barry J Gibb
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