The Magical Hour DVD documents that holding a baby skin to skin in the first hour after birth is crucial for improving health, establishing breastfeeding and creating a strong bond between mother and baby.
Every baby goes through 9 amazing stages when skin to skin with their mother in the first hour. Each of these stages is beautifully illustrated and discussed. Parents share their thoughts and and feelings about what happened during this magical hour. International in scope, the film gives parents a realistic view of what it means to spend that first hour in uninterrupted contact with their newborn. Perfect for parents-to-be, birth and parenting classes, lactation consultants, midwives.
Can be used with the The First Hour After Birth – 9 Stages – Tear Pad to reinforce the messages.
Length: 30 minutes
Origin: USA 2011