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Newborns placed skin-to-skin with their mothers cry less and stay warmer than newborns placed in warmers or cribs.  Other benefits to babies from skin-to-skin contact include easier breathing, higher blood sugar levels, and a natural progression to breastfeeding.   A mother like Iliana who holds her baby skin-to-skin immediately after birth and during the rest of the surgery is more likely to continue breastfeeding and less likely to give her baby formula.  She certainly will feel more like a newly birthed mother than a post operative patient!

You have waited 9 months to meet your baby. You have dreamt about him/her and looked forward to the moment of birth with excitement. A cesarean birth was probably not part of these plans. When you birth with Plenitud you won't have to lose these first moments with your baby because of  hospital or doctor "routines."