Frequently Asked Questions
Stabilizes heart and breathing rates.
Helps baby regulate temperature and blood sugar.
Helps baby sleep more soundly and wake less
Increases levels of oxytocin in mom and baby.
Promotes healing for mom and helps baby cry less.
Lowers mom's risk of postpartum mood disorder
Helps initiate breastfeeding.
Helps baby attach to caretakers if breastfeeding is not an option.
Builds moms milk supply.
Helps baby gain weight faster.
Boosts brain functioning & development.
Allows for the sharing of good bacteria between mom and baby.
Boosts baby's immune system and protects against illness and disease.