Baby’s first cuddle is very important. When you first see your newborn you might just have the urge to hold them forever, and it’s not a bad thing. Kari Reimann, certified nurse midwife at Missouri Baptist Medical Center, a sister hospital of St. Louis Children’s Hospital, discusses the importance of skin-to-skin contact with your newborn. Not just important in that first hour, skin-to-skin contact has benefits in those first few weeks. So, go enjoy a long cozy cuddle with your brand new baby.