Maternal axillar and breast temperature after giving birth: effects of delivery ward practices and relation to infant temperature.

@article{Bystrova2007MaternalAA,
  title={Maternal axillar and breast temperature after giving birth: effects of delivery ward practices and relation to infant temperature.},
  author={Ksenia Bystrova and Ann-Sofi T Matthiesen and I. V. Vorontsov and A Widstr{\"o}m and Anna-Berit Ransj{\"o}-Arvidson and M. D Kerstin Uvn{\"a}s-Moberg},
  journal={Birth},
  year={2007},
  volume={34 4},
  pages={
          291-300
        }
}
BACKGROUND Little is known about the development and control of skin temperature in human mothers after birth. The purpose of this study was to explore the effects of delivery ward practices and early suckling on maternal axillar and breast temperatures during the first 2 hours postpartum and to relate them to the infant's foot and axillar temperatures. METHODS Three groups of 176 mother-infant pairs were randomized as follows--group I: infants lying prone in skin-to-skin contact on their… CONTINUE READING
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