ONGOING COLUMNS: Hot Topics in Maternity NursingSkin-to-Skin Care and Rooming-In Safety ConsiderationsKillion, Molly M. MS, RN, CNS Author Information Molly Killion is a Perinatal Clinical Nurse Specialist, Birth Center, University of California San Francisco Benioff Children's Hospital in San Francisco, CA. She can be reached via e-mail at [email protected] The author declares no conflict of interest. MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing 42(2):p 115, March/April 2017. | DOI: 10.1097/NMC.0000000000000320 Buy Metrics In Brief New recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics about safety considerations during skin to skin in the first few hours of life and rooming in practices for new mothers and babies during the postpartum inpatient stay are discussed. Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.