When developing your birth plan, don’t forget about how you want things to go immediately after the birth! Having skin-to-skin contact with your baby, particularly in the first hour after birth, increases the likelihood of self-attachment.
- Early skin-to-skin contact linked to higher breastfeeding rates (eurekalert.org)
- Breastfeeding Rates can be Increased Via Early Skin-to-Skin Contact (medindia.net)
- Planning to Breastfeed? Research Says Skin-to-Skin Contact Is Key (thebump.com)