Survey results Nov 2014-revision 4-7-2015

Second Skin Swaddle User Survey Results from
14 nurses and 600 moms

August 2013 thru October 2014
(Questions with Nurses Comments)-Carolina Health care Union

Yes No Not Sure
1. The complete enclosure of the Second Skin Swaddle and the Skin to Skin Contact helped to stabilize the baby’s temperature and blood sugar after delivery and in postpartum? 13 0 0
>The baby’s transitioned very well when skin to skin with mom.
>By maintaining normal body temperature blood sugars are stabilized.
>I could tell my babies that may be considered “at risk” stabilized better with skin to skin.
2. That the complete enclosure and flexibility of the Swaddle was a benefit during the Breast Crawl? 12 0 2
>Baby was not confined.
3. An increase in the duration of Moms holding their baby Skin-to-Skin during the first two hours of life and throughout their mothers’ postpartum care. 12 0 2
>Mothers enjoy the hands free and the closeness this provides.
>Have had occasional mother that did skin to skin swaddle but then they were ready to get the baby off them after 1 hour.
>Yes because it is more comfortable than holding neonate without second skin.
>Most definitely.
4. An increase in Breastfeeding and Exclusive Breastfeeding? 7 0 7
>Mothers found it easier to provide closeness and privacy during feeding.
5. A decrease in the stress of Mom because of the discretion and security offered when wearing the Second Skin Swaddle? 13 1 0
>Mom loves it.
>Moms feel like the baby is more secure.
>Moms were very excited to be the first person to hold their baby.
6. That the baby was secure and warm when using Swaddle in the OR? 5 0 9
>Haven’t been present when used in the OR.
>It is a little more awkward using in the OR because of mom laying flat but they enjoy holding their baby skin to skin in the OR.
7. That the mothers were more comfortable when using the Swaddle in L& D? 13 0 1
8. That the mothers were more comfortable when using the Swaddle in OR? 4 1 9
9. That the mothers were more comfortable when using the Swaddle in Postpartum? 11 0 3
>Positive comments were overheard by mothers especially when door could open unexpectedly.
>Mothers had nothing but positive responses about swaddle.
>Not on postpartum so I don’t know if they continued or not.
10. Did you find the Second Skin Swaddle easy to use? 14 0 0
>Great product.
>One nurse demonstrated stated was very comfortable and easy to use.
11. Did the Moms find the Second Skin Swaddle easy to use? 14 0 0
>The only slightly confusing thing is how the seam goes down the middle, but otherwise easy.
12. That there were any falls or SUPC incidents, during the use of the Swaddle? 0 11 3
Labor and Delivery

Wearing The Second Skin Swaddle Is The Perfect Way to Welcome your Baby into the World

Provides coverage during labor and Delivery. After your baby is born he will be dried, diapered and placed on your chest. He will then be covered with the Swaddle Section to keep him warm and secure. The Womb like Enclosure will comfort him as he hears your heart beat and the sound of your voice. Learn More

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Hands Free Hold

Step-by-step instructions on using the swaddle

Click below to learn all the steps on how to properly use your swaddle to effectively hold your baby skin-to-skin. Learn More

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For Dad's

Great Shirt for Dad to Hold and Bond With His Precious Gift

Skin to Skin Contact the first weeks of life have been proven to be a life changing event for you and your newborn. It is also great for Mom to have a break.

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Postpartum

The Second Skin Swaddle “patent pending” For Post Partum Wear Allows You to be Discreet While You Safely Hold your Baby In Skin to Skin Contact

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Moderate Hold

There are two identical sections to the Second Skin Swaddle. A Single Section is used for Labor and Delivery a second section is added for the moderate hold. The design and flexibility of the Swaddle provides all that is needed for Labor/ Delivery and Postpartum while mom is in bed.

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