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Health Tip: Holding Your Infant Skin to Skin
May provide added warmth
-- Diana Kohnle
(HealthDay News) -- Skin-to-skin contact is comforting for newborns, who are still adjusting to the world around them. Even with just a few minutes of skin-to-skin care (holding an undressed baby next to your bare skin) can offer big benefits.
The American Academy of Pediatrics mentions these potential rewards: