International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Medical Science | India | Volume 8 Issue 5, May 2019


Prospective Study on Initiation of Breast Feeding by Breast Crawl and its Maternal and Foetal Benefits

Dr. Ashish Prajapat [2]


Abstract: Every newborn, when placed on her mother's abdomen, soon after birth, has the ability to find her mother's breast all on her own and to decide when to take the first breastfeed. This is called the 'Breast Crawl'. It was first described in 1987 at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden (Widstr?m et al, 1987). The description of the Breast Crawl, compiled from the article


Keywords: breast feeding, breast crawl, newborn, neonatal hypothermia, post partum haemorrhage


Edition: Volume 8 Issue 5, May 2019,


Pages: 379 - 380


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