This video is intended to assist staff in providing behaviourally appropriate, individualised, baby adapted care for the full term newborn using the best practice of skin to skin contact in the first hour after birth.
The film is divided into 3 sections:
- Section 1 reviews the importance of skin to skin in the first hour and shows examples of newborns in the 9 stages of the first hour after birth.
- Section 2 offers practical advice for staff after a vaginal birth.
- Section 3 offers practical guidance for staff following a Caesarean birth.
Length: 40 minutes
Origin: USA 2010