• Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade just had a baby — here's why she captioned the picture #skintoskin
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    Yahoo Life

    Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade just had a baby — here's why she captioned the picture #skintoskin

    After years of unsuccessful fertility treatments, Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade announced the birth of their daughter via a surrogate on Thursday. Why her decision to do skin-to-skin contact matters.

  • This mom had to pay $39.35 to hold her baby after C-section
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    Simone Olivero

    This mom had to pay $39.35 to hold her baby after C-section

    By now, numerous studies have shown that there are some serious benefits to new moms practicing skin to skin contact the moment a baby is delivered. According to the La Leche League of Canada (LLL), skin to skin contact between mother and baby immediately after birth “helps regulate the baby’s temperature, breathing, heart rate and sugar levels. For mothers who plan to breastfeed, skin to skin increases the level of prolactin your body produces, increasing milk supply and helping babies to latch.

  • The Science Behind Skin-to-Skin Contact
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    Beth Greenfield

    The Science Behind Skin-to-Skin Contact

    Two photos of dads snuggling with their infants have gone viral this week, reigniting discussion about the power of skin-to-skin contact between parents and babies.