The Golden Hour

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References and Resources

  1. To view the 2018 breastfeeding report card for the United States, visit here.
  2. To read the Baby-Friendly Initiative’s 10 Steps to Successful Breastfeeding, visit here
  3. To find your state’s mPINC report card, visit here
  4. To view the results of the CDC’s Infant Feeding Practices Study, visit here
  5. Cowley, R. A. (1975). A total emergency medical system for the state of Maryland. Md State Med J;45:37–45. Click here.
  6. Reynolds, R. D., Pilcher, J., Ring, A., et al. (2009). The Golden Hour: care of the LBW infant during the first hour of life, one unit’s experience. Neonatal Netw;28(4):211-9. Click here.
  7. 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.