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'Skin-to-skin' and 'rooming in' are on the rise in maternity wards

Original post made on Aug 15, 2013

In today's hospital maternity wards, the growing practices of "skin to skin" and "rooming in" have turned the traditional newborn nursery into a relic of the past.

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Posted by Mama
a resident of Danville
on Aug 15, 2013 at 9:59 am

Interesting. I was allowed to room in/bond with all of my children and this was going back over 23 years ago. I had no idea it was not typical.