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Mother-Infant Skin Contact Boosts Baby's Brain

News   Mar 26, 2020 | Original story from Florida Atlantic University

 
Mother-Infant Skin Contact Boosts Baby's Brain

For the study, babies were fitted with a stretch Lycra cap to measure EEG activity during a five-minute quiet-alert state at three-months. Oxytocin was measured by collecting maternal and infant urine, and infant cortisol reactivity was measured by collecting infant saliva samples before and after a mild stressor. Credit: Florida Atlantic University

 
 
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