Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Early Skin-To-Skin Contact Linked to Higher Breastfeeding Rates

Oct. 28, 2013 — Skin-to-skin contact between mother and infant in the delivery room is associated with an increased likelihood for exclusive breastfeeding, according to an abstract presented Oct. 28 at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference and Exhibition in Orlando. When combined with a mother's intent to breastfeed, the likelihood was even greater.


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