Skin-to-Skin Care and Rooming-In: Safety Considerations : MCN: The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing

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Skin-to-Skin Care and Rooming-In

Safety Considerations

Killion, Molly M. MS, RN, CNS

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MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing 42(2):p 115, March/April 2017. | DOI: 10.1097/NMC.0000000000000320

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.

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