Early Skin-to-Skin After Cesarean to Improve Breastfeeding

Hung, Kristina J.; Berg, Ocean

MCN, American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing . 36(5):318-324, September/October 2011.

Nurses have been in the forefront of studying family-centered methods of newborn care which not only promote attachment, but also improve health markers. In this QI project, nurses show how skin-to-skin care improves rates of one more important marker: breastfeeding after cesarean birth.