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Skin-to-skin contact. Part one: just an hour of your time...
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21675478     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
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A growing body of evidence suggests that extended skin-to-skin contact between mother and baby immediately after birth provides numerous and significant benefits including regulating heartbeat and temperature for the baby, protecting against infections, and promoting feelings of calm and wellbeing in both mother and baby. As a result the Baby Friendly Initiative has increased the amount of time that mothers and babies should spend in skin contact to one hour minimum, and much more where possible.
Authors:
Sarah Vincent
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The practising midwife     Volume:  14     ISSN:  1461-3123     ISO Abbreviation:  Pract Midwife     Publication Date:  2011 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-06-16     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9814758     Medline TA:  Pract Midwife     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  40-1     Citation Subset:  N    
Affiliation:
Sarah Vincent, Baby Friendly Initiative, Unicef.
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