FAQs

Umbilical stump touching the mother’s skin.

The mother’s body is soft against the cord and will not harm the cord. Putting the baby in the skin to skin position will not cause a problem for the cord.

 

Fear of sleeping in the skin to skin position

The mother sleeps slightly raised, for example by using some cloth.

Night is the coldest time for the baby, so skin to skin contact is the best for the baby.

 If skin to skin contact can not be practiced, wrap the baby and keep the baby close to the mother