Free Webinar Series

Skin to Skin and the impact on Exclusive Breastfeeding

Presented by Dr. Susan Ludington

Join us for this exciting webinar that will introduce you to the numerous biological changes that mother and baby experience through the process of skin-to-skin care, as well as its stunning impact on breastfeeding exclusivity.

After attending this one-hour webinar, you will:

  • Understand the effect of Kangaroo Care on breastfeeding
  • Learn the influence of Kangaroo Care on exclusive breastfeeding
  • Become aware of the steps that should be taken to provide SAFE skin-to-skin contact after birth
  • Be prepared to do what needs to be done next in order to see the benefits of Kangaroo Care on breastfeeding
Debbie Young
Meet Your Presenters
Debbie Young

Susan Ludington

Dr. Susan Ludington has been studying Kangaroo Care since 1988, conducting the first research study of the method in the US. She's been funded repeatedly by the National Institutes of Health to conduct randomized controlled trials of Kangaroo Care and establish the evidence base for Kangaroo Care effects on infant physiology and development.

Dr. Ludington is a founding member of the International Network for Kangaroo Mother Care that was started in 1996 and currently serves as a Steering Committee member of the international group. She has been a maternal-neonatal nurse since 1972 and a certified midwife since 1979. Currently, she is the Margaret Davis Walters Endowed Chair of Pediatric Nursing at Case Western Reserve University’s Bolton School of Nursing in Cleveland, OH.

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