Use of a Video-Ethnographic Intervention (PRECESS Immersion Method) to Improve Skin-to-Skin Care and Breastfeeding Rates

Breastfeeding Medicine, 06/04/2012

The PRECESS immersion method may help to rapidly improve skin–to–skin care. Babies who undergo all nine stages during skin–to–skin care may be more likely to exclusively breastfeed. Mothers need support during skin–to–skin care to recognize their baby's readiness to breastfeed. Skin–to–skin care during cesarean surgery may reduce maternal stress and improve satisfaction with the surgical experience.

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