'Skin-to-skin' and 'rooming in' are on the rise in maternity wards | August 9, 2013 | Palo Alto Weekly | Palo Alto Online |

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News - August 9, 2013

'Skin-to-skin' and 'rooming in' are on the rise in maternity wards

Efforts to boost breastfeeding make well-baby nursery a thing of the past

by Chris Kenrick

In today's hospital maternity wards, the growing practices of "skin to skin" and "rooming in" have turned the traditional newborn nursery into a relic of the past.

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Staff Writer Chris Kenrick can be emailed at ckenrick@paweekly.com.

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