Immediate skin-to-skin with fathers can boost the hearts of babies born by C-section

Toni Harman
4 min readApr 26, 2021

This is helpful for all expectant parents to know!

New research finds that with C-section, if immediate skin-to-skin with the mother isn’t possible, a newborn baby can really benefit from having immediate skin-to-skin contact with the father (or partner).

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Toni Harman

I help parents and health professionals better understand the science of pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding and the microbiome. https://linktr.ee/toniharman