Nursing’s Susan Ludington commented on study revealing premature infants benefit from skin-to-skin contact with mothers

Skin-to-skin `kangaroo’ infant care tied to better survival
Reuters: Susan Ludington, the Carl W. and Margaret Davis Walter Professor of Pediatric Nursing, commented on a a Harvard University study that found premature and underweight infants who had skin-to-skin contact with their mothers after birth had better survival rates. The findings, she said, add to a growing body of research on the benefits of “kangaroo care.”