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7 Reasons To Be Skin-To-Skin With Your Baby After Birth

April 30, 2018

According to World Health Organization, as soon as the baby is born, newborns should have ‘skin-to-skin’ contact with the mother’s breast or abdomen for at least an hour. This method offers many benefits such as increasing the rate of breastfeeding and prolonging breastfeeding time. The skin-to-skin contact is when the baby is placed naked on the mother’s bare breast or stomach. The baby’s face, chest, abdomen, and legs are close to the mother’s bare skin without any space. The baby…

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