Skin to Skin Contacts
In newborns th benefits are endless. Skin to skin regulates heartbeat, blood sugar. breathing, body temp. The smell of baby (more so without bath) stimulates your body to produce your milk. I was told skin to skin helps keep down billirubin levels. Not to mention the emotional side. My toddlers cuddle a lot when they are constipated and it relaxes them which helps them poop.