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The Impact of Increased Skin-to-Skin Contact on Breastfeeding Neonates on Exclusive Breastfeeding at 4 and 8 Weeks Postpartum
Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing
  • Deborah J. Ruxer
  • Melissa Burkhardt
  • Tracy L. Brewer, Wright State University - Main Campus
  • Terri Leakeas
  • Mary Shay
  • Karen Mateer
  • Barbara Seipel
Document Type
Conference Proceeding
Publication Date
6-1-2013
Abstract
Objective: To investigate the research question: Is there a relationship between the number of minutes of skin-to-skin (STS) contact between mother and infant during hospitalization and the rate of breastfeeding exclusivity at 4 and 8 weeks postpartum?
Comments

Presented at the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses' Convention, Nashville, TN, June 15-19, 2013.

This proceeding was later published as an article available at http://corescholar.libraries.wright.edu/nursing_faculty/219/.

DOI
10.1111/1552-6909.12176
Citation Information
Deborah J. Ruxer, Melissa Burkhardt, Tracy L. Brewer, Terri Leakeas, et al.. "The Impact of Increased Skin-to-Skin Contact on Breastfeeding Neonates on Exclusive Breastfeeding at 4 and 8 Weeks Postpartum" Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing Vol. 42 Iss. s1 (2013) p. S85 - S86 ISSN: 08842175
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/tracy_brewer/19/