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I LOVE IT!!!! It is so much easier to hold skin to skin — I could hold my baby all day with it. The baby is snug and secure. At times I would get up and tend to my other baby when I had one in the Kangaroo Zak.” A Greiger -Mother of twins.

Mary Coughlin, RN, MS, NNP,  talks about her reason behind the extensive evaluation of the tool selection, and the ultimate selection of Kangaroo Zak in her research project in Portugal: The Sobreviver Project (Survive)

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Mary Coughlin RN, MS, NNP, founder and president of Caring Essentials Collaborative, LLC has served as their global learning officer since 2010. Ms. Coughlin’s seminal work merging the Joint Commission concept of core measures with developmentally supportive care frames her current passion. Ms. Coughlin authored the 2011 NANN Guidelines for Age Appropriate Care of the Premature and Critically Ill Hospitalized Infant and most recently authored the book: Transformative Nursing in the NICU: Trauma-informed, Age-appropriate Care (Springer Publishing 2014). An internationally recognized expert in the field of trauma-informed age-appropriate care in the NICU, Ms. Coughlin has been an invited speaker at various national and international neonatal conferences in addition to her passion in educating, coaching and mentoring NICU clinicians and administrators transforming the NICU culture of care.

Mary Coughlin


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