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Early skin-to-skin contact is important for moms and babies

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New research from St Francis Xavier University in Nova Scotia confirms that skin-to-skin contact in the time after birth is good for moms and babies. This new research supports previous research in this area. The researchers have developed a DVD for health care workers and mothers about skin-to-skin contact.

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Early skin-to-skin contact is important for moms and babies

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