Initial Newborn Care

Did you know that….

physical contact with the baby established an early bond essential to a lasting parenteral relationship ?

The first physical contacts between mother and infant take place during breast feeding. During the feeding the mother should assume a comfortable position and turning from one side to the other to offer each breast. The newborn or infant should be placed so he faces his mother.

Other physical contact occurs when the mother hold and cuddle her baby. Nowadays the father share with his spouse the new role of parenting. Both, mother and father, have the opportunity of enjoyed all those moments.

(Edited by Dr. María Moya Guirao, MD)

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