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Linner et al.

Immediate skin-to-skin contact may have beneficial effects on the cardiorespiratory stabilization in very preterm infants

This study in a high-resource setting indicates that infants born very preterm may have improved cardiorespiratory stabilisation when cared for in SSC with a parent immediately after birth. Thus, immediate SSC is feasible and may be the desirable standard of care for the VPT infant.

Agnes Linnér, Karoline Lode Kolz, Stina Klemming, Nils Bergman, Siri Lilliesköld, Hanne Markhus Pike, Björn Westrup, Siren Rettedal, Wibke Jonas.

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