In the immediate postnatal period, mommy falls are of special concern . Mothers who are awake and able to respond to their newborn infant immediately after birth can suddenly become unexpectedly sleepy, ill, or for a variety of other reasons, unable to continue holding their infant. Mom may fall, the baby may be dropped and both could be injured.
Don't get me wrong, early bonding and skin-to-skin contact are to be encouraged. But like most things, precautions should be taken. Here’s some precautions:Read More