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Early skin-to-skin contact for mothers and their healthy newborn infants

  1. Elizabeth R Moore1,*,
  2. Gene C Anderson2,
  3. Nils Bergman3,
  4. Therese Dowswell4

Editorial Group: Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group

Published Online: 16 MAY 2012

Assessed as up-to-date: 15 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003519.pub3

How to Cite

Moore ER, Anderson GC, Bergman N, Dowswell T. Early skin-to-skin contact for mothers and their healthy newborn infants. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 5. Art. No.: CD003519. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003519.pub3.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Vanderbilt University, School of Nursing, Nashville, Tennessee, USA

  2. 2

    Professor Emerita, University of Florida, Case Western Reserve University, Gainesville, FL, USA

  3. 3

    University of Cape Town, School of Child and Adolescent Health, and Department of Human Biology, Cape Town, South Africa

  4. 4

    The University of Liverpool, Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group, Department of Women's and Children's Health, Liverpool, UK

*Elizabeth R Moore, School of Nursing, Vanderbilt University, 314 Godchaux Hall, 21st Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, 37240-0008, USA.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New search for studies and content updated (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 16 MAY 2012


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