Letter: Cuddled for life

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The Independent Online
Sir: I read with interest your article on 'kangaroo care' (18 August). My mother-in-law who was 80 in June, was born (on a staircase) weighing 2 1/2 lb (1.1kg) and owes her life to the same kind of nurturing you describe. It seems that nothing is new.

Yours sincerely,


Elstree, Hertfordshire

18 August