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Parental experiences of Skin-to-Skin Contact: a meta-study

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Mats Eriksson

Research subject

The aim of this meta-study is to compile and further analyse data from published studies about parental experiences of skin-to-skin care of their newborn infants. The study that is made in collaboration with a team in Brazil synthesizes findings from 29 papers from 9 countries.


Research groups


  • Zeni Carvalho Lamy, Universidade Federal do Maranhão, Hospital Universitário, Sao Luis, MA, Brazil