May 12, 2016

Meet Our Brand Enthusiasts! Vol. III, Lynn!

Continuing in our "Meet Our Brand Enthusiasts" series, get ready to meet Lynn! She's one of our local BE's, just across the river from our headquarters, and an amazing mama!

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May 03, 2016

Meet Our Brand Enthusiasts! Vol. II, Kendra!

Our next Brand Enthusiast is Kendra. She's a working mother of two, who still makes time to send us amazing photos! We love her commitment to skin to skin and...

April 26, 2016

Meet Our Brand Enthusiasts! Vol. I, Jaime!

Recently we partnered with Milk & Baby to start a Brand Enthusiast program. I believe in the power of mothers...

August 21, 2015

The Importance of Skin to Skin Contact - by Jack Newman, MD, FD

There are now a multitude of studies that show that mothers and babies should be together, skin to skin (baby naked, not wrapped in a blanket) immediately after birth, as well as later. The baby is happier RCPC, the baby’s temperature is more stable and more normal, the baby’s heart and breathing rates are more stable and more normal, and the baby’s blood sugar is more elevated. Not only that, skin to skin contact immediately after birth allows the baby to be colonized by the same bacteria as the mother.