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Early Skin-to-Skin Contact Between Mother and Newborn: A Focus on Barriers

by Pearl Anne Ante When neonates are born, they have to undergo major physiological adjustments outside the womb. Since they are not yet well adapted to the extra-uterine environment, they are susceptible to certain conditions such as low blood sugar, hypothermia, stress and infection. This period immediately after birth may represent a ‘sensitive period’ for future physiology and behavior (Moore

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