Second Skin Swaddle Benefits

Your Baby’s Greatest Need is YOU!

Benefits For Baby 

  • Improves brain function
  • Decreases number of infections
  • Babies latch on and feed better
  • Happier, calmer, less stressed
  • Babies rarely cry
  • Improves heart rate, respiratory and gastrointestinal function
  • Helps to regulate temperature and blood sugar

I loved holding Adelaide skin to skin.  I had breastmilk in 18 hours.

                                                                                                 Bayle Rose

           Benefits For Mom                  

  • Increased rate of successful breastfeeding
  • Reduce maternal stress and postpartum depression
  • Promotes parent-baby bonding
  • Increased milk production
  • Decreased pain and faster expulsion of placenta
  • Increased confidence in care of baby

How to Receive the Benefits                                      

  • Mother and infant should remain in skin to skin contact as much as possible throughout the postpartum stay for improved interactions, development, and breastfeeding (Kent et al., 2012;Vasquez & Berg, 2012).
  • Continue as much as possible throughout the first three months of life. (Chalmers, O’Brien, & Boscoe, 2009)
  • Infants held skin-to-skin six hours a day the first week after birth and two hours a day the second through fourth weeks appear to be socially bidding to Mom at the age of three months in contrast to the age of seven months as recorded in previous studies.” (Still Face Studies, Bigelow, 2007).
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

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

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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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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