Skin-to-Skin contact

David Marshall, H. Wallace

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Skin to skin contact facilitates the initiation of breast feeding, neonatal thermoregulation and the promotion of maternal-infant attachment. However, there are cultural influences in society and in the labour ward that may make implemention of skin to skin contact difficult.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)30-32
Number of pages3
JournalThe Practising Midwife
Volume4 (5)
Publication statusPublished - 2001


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