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The COVID-19 pandemic and kangaroo mother care: What should we do?
Sevil Hakimi 1  
 
 
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Department of Midwifery, Tabriz University of Medical Science, Tabriz, Iran
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Sevil Hakimi   

Department of Midwifery, Tabriz University of Medical Science, Tabriz, Iran
Publication date: 2020-05-12
Submission date: 2020-04-23
Acceptance date: 2020-04-28
 
Eur J Midwifery 2020;4(May):17
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