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References and Resources
- The EBB article on the Evidence on Skin to Skin after a Cesarean, visit here.
- The EBB article on Keeping Mothers and Babies together after a Cesarean, visit here.
- If you’re a member, you can also find the PDFs of the above in your Professional Membership library here (Look for the articles entitled “Cesarean Care”)
- Visit CDC mPINC U.S. state reports here.
- Bystrova K. et al. (2009). “Early contact versus separation: Effects on mother-infant interaction one year later.”Birth 36(2):97-109. Click here.
- Moore, E. R., Bergman, N., Anderson, G. C., et al. (2016). Early skin-to-skin contact for mothers and their healthy newborn infants. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD003519. Click here.
- Neczypor, J. L. and Holley, S. L. (2017). Providing Evidence-Based Care During the Golden Hour. Nursing for Women’s Health;21(6):462-472. Click here.
- U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (2017). Healthy People 2020: Maternal, infant, and child health. Click here.
- World Health Organization (2003). Kangaroo mother care: A practical guide. Geneva, World Health Organization, Department of Reproductive Health and Research. Click here.
- World Health Organization & United Nations Children’s Fund. (2009). Baby-friendly hospital initiative: Revised, updated and expanded for integrated care. Click here.