Skin-to-Skin care benefits all babies
Skin-to-skin care decreases crying
Accelerates brain development
Improves sleep & digestion
Regulates temperature, heart rate, and blood sugar
Enhances Immune system
Skin-to-Skin helps Moms
Reduces risk of postpartum depression
Decreases risk of postpartum hemorrhage
Increases milk supply
Skin-to-Skin is for Dad's too
Helps warm newborns
Encourages bonding through the release of Oxytocin, increases protective behaviors even years down the road
Increases feelings of calm and confidence in understanding babies cues
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