Skin to skin contact is the miracle drug for newborn babies. When your baby has only a diaper on and is resting or sleeping on your bare chest, unbelievable things happen!
- Baby's heart rate regulates
- Baby's breathing is calm and even
- Her blood sugar stabilizes
- The amount of oxygen in her blood stays at a perfect level
- She can relax completely because this is the safest place for her to be
- It provides pain relief during painful procedures such as heel sticks
- She will quickly learn to breastfeed well
A bra interferes with the temperature regulation, so in order for skin o skin to be effective, go braless!