Pregnancy, Baby Care and Birth Videos

Skin-to-Skin

Test Your Childbirth Knowledge: Care Practices at the Time of Birth

Create: 05/25/2017 - 12:43
Test Your Childbirth Knowledge: Care Practices at the Time of Birth
Pregnant or planning to be? Test your knowledge of important childbirth issues that can affect you and your baby's health and well-being. 
 
True or false?
Clamping the umbilical cord should be delayed until the cord stops pulsing. (The answer is true)
 
True or false? 
The best place for a healthy baby right after birth is held skin-to-skin in its mother's arms. (The answer is true
 

Baby’s First Hour After Birth: Benefits of Skin-to-Skin

Create: 01/02/2017 - 04:03
Baby’s First Hour After Birth: Benefits of Skin-to-Skin
That first hour after baby is born is often called the Sacred Hour because it's such a special time. Your skin is the most natural place for your baby to be after birth and baby should stay there uninterrupted for at least an hour, the sacred hour. Skin-to-skin time is actually really important. Studies have shown it has lasting health benefits for all babies and moms.
 
Subscribe to RSS - Skin-to-Skin