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  Skin-to-Skin Contact Promises Broad & Long-Term Benefits


You’ve probably heard about the importance of skin-to-skin contact for babies. Maybe you heard it’s important to do right after delivery. True again. But it shouldn’t end there. Join Marie and internationally acclaimed expert, Dr. Susan Ludington, PhD, CNM. They’ll help you to understand how the initial (first hour) and ongoing skin-to-skin contact is a critical part of any baby's care whether he or she is born at or before term. You’ll be astonished to see how and why skin-to-skin contact works better than an incubator to regulate your baby’s temperature, blood sugar and sleep regulation. You’ll also see how this simple act provides an almost magical key to successfully starting and continuing breastfeeding, and how it can affect the baby’s moral development and behavior forever.

This Program is Best For:

  • Lactation consultants
  • Nurses
  • Dietitians
  • Doulas
  • Midwives
  • Anyone in a position to promote breastfeeding with pregnant women.
Helpful For:
Love to learn at your own pace? This learning program is for you! You can take it along with you on your MP3 player, and re-play as many times as you wish!
  • Downloadable MP3 audio file
  • Electronic multiple-choice post-test
  • Downloadable and Printable Certificate of Completion in PDF format
Time Allotment:
The number of hours needed to complete this program is approximately 2.

  • Skin-to-Skin Contact Promises Broad & Long-Term Benefits
Expiration Date:
This program expires 6 months from the date of purchase. Program expiration dates can be extended at the discretion of Breastfeeding Outlook.

Continuing Education Credits Included:
  • 1.5 L-CERPs
  • 1.5 contact hours
CERPs for topic areas of the IBCLC Detailed Content Outline:
  • 1.5 in Techniques

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