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Skin-to-skin contact. Part two: the evidence.
Pract Midwife. 2011 Jun; 14(6):44-6.PM

Abstract

Health professionals are increasingly recognising that skin-to-skin contact between mother and baby immediately after birth has important and significant health benefits for all babies. UNICEF UK Baby Friendly Initiative has recently increased recommended minimum time spent in skin contact after birth from 30 minutes to one hour. This article looks at recent research into the benefits of skin contact and summarises the findings.

Authors+Show Affiliations

UNICEF UK Baby Friendly Initiative.

Pub Type(s)

Journal Article
Review

Language

eng

PubMed ID

21739738

Citation

Vincent, Sarah. "Skin-to-skin Contact. Part Two: the Evidence." The Practising Midwife, vol. 14, no. 6, 2011, pp. 44-6.
Vincent S. Skin-to-skin contact. Part two: the evidence. Pract Midwife. 2011;14(6):44-6.
Vincent, S. (2011). Skin-to-skin contact. Part two: the evidence. The Practising Midwife, 14(6), 44-6.
Vincent S. Skin-to-skin Contact. Part Two: the Evidence. Pract Midwife. 2011;14(6):44-6. PubMed PMID: 21739738.
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TY - JOUR T1 - Skin-to-skin contact. Part two: the evidence. A1 - Vincent,Sarah, PY - 2011/7/12/entrez PY - 2011/7/12/pubmed PY - 2011/8/24/medline SP - 44 EP - 6 JF - The practising midwife JO - Pract Midwife VL - 14 IS - 6 N2 - Health professionals are increasingly recognising that skin-to-skin contact between mother and baby immediately after birth has important and significant health benefits for all babies. UNICEF UK Baby Friendly Initiative has recently increased recommended minimum time spent in skin contact after birth from 30 minutes to one hour. This article looks at recent research into the benefits of skin contact and summarises the findings. SN - 1461-3123 UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/21739738/Skin_to_skin_contact__Part_two:_the_evidence_ L2 - https://medlineplus.gov/infantandnewborncare.html DB - PRIME DP - Unbound Medicine ER -