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Skin-to-Skin Contact (SSC) is when a naked baby is placed prone on the bare chest of their mother/father/partner/significant other. A blanket is then placed over the back of the baby, so that they remain warm.
This week, ABA welcomes our new Executive Officer, Victoria Cerins-Marshall. We wish her well as she settles into her new role.
Dr Alison Stuebe argues that we need to consider the risks, as well as the benefits, of separating mothers and infants in this situation.
Early exclusive breastfeeding is associated with achieving desired durations and is recommended by health authorities. This review summarises evidence from the past decade about the management of the first week of breastfeeding.