Adv Neonatal Care 2021 May 27. Epub 2021 May 27.
School of Nursing, College of Nursing, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan (Drs Kuo and I-H. Chen); School of Nursing University of Wollongong, St George Hospital, Kogarah, and Centre for Evidence based Initiatives in Health Care: A JBI Centre of Excellence, Wollongong, Australia (Dr Fernandez); Post-Baccalaureate Program in Nursing, College of Nursing, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan (Drs S.-R. Chen and K.-H. Chen); Cochrane Taiwan, Taipei, and Center for Nursing and Healthcare Research in Clinical Practice Application, Wan Fang Hospital, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, and Evidence-Based Knowledge Translation Center, Wan Fang Hospital, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan (Dr K.-H. Chen).
Background: Research about skin-to-skin care (SSC) experiences in early period after birth has focused on mothers and infants.
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to determine the outcomes of paternal skin-to-skin care (P-SSC) in both fathers and infants.
Methods: The Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL), PubMed/MEDLINE, Embase, CINAHL, PsycInfo, Airiti Library, and Google Scholar were searched for randomized controlled trials (RCTs) that reported outcomes of P-SSC in both fathers and infants. Read More