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Young Parents (Singapore) - - Editor’s Note -

Why is skin-to-skin con­tact with my new­born es­pe­cially im­por­tant?

in cradling him con­tact means

Hav­ing skin-to-skin al­lows bare chest. This close to your your arms, but

– that all-fa­mil­iar, to your heart­beat him to lis­ten womb. hear­ing in the he is used to sooth­ing sound gives The in­ti­macy and smell you.

He can also see of as the feel­ing se­cu­rity, as well him a sense of love and com­fort. is for both pre­ma­ture Skin-to-skin con­tact place ones. It can take ba­bies and full-term for at least undis­turbed af­ter birth; im­me­di­ately the first feed. an hour or af­ter gen­tly dry the nurses will

If it is af­ter birth, you sit at a towel and help

Baby with a warm plac­ing him an­gle be­fore

30- to 40-de­gree the breasts, bare chest be­tween di­rectly on your his back. draped over with a blan­ket skin-to-skin hus­band to have En­cour­age your

It will have a Baby, as well. con­tact with re­la­tion­ship. on their pos­i­tive im­pact

Alver­nia Hos­pi­tal

Gaik, Mount

Kang Phaik

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