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Should I hold my baby skin-to-skin after I leave the hospital?

Hold your baby skin-to-skin at home. You and your baby can share this closeness anytime you like. It's good for you, for your baby, and for your relationship as parent and child. Just remember to keep the house fairly warm and to cover your baby's back with a blanket while you snuggle.

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