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What is the best way to carry my newborn?

Dr. Michael Roizen, MD
Internal Medicine
Carry him in front of you, kangaroo style, as much as you can. The physical closeness recalls the natural state of mom and child (specifically the in utero conditions) and can be helpful in all elements of neurological and emotional development. In this position, he can also smell you, hear your heart and lungs, and feel the warmth of your body.
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