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Ask the Expert: What's so important about skin-to-skin contact?

Lisa Salmon (PA)
Q: WHAT is skin to skin and is there any need for me to practice it with my baby once we've left hospital? A: Midwife Jenny Lord says: "Skin to skin is the action of placing your naked baby on your bare chest after birth, and guidelines are now recommending it for all babies.

Victoria Square and National Museums team up to bring past alive in city centre

WANT to learn about traditional skills or get the kids finding out about old-style street games or taking part in a craft workshop – all while doing a spot of shopping? Belfast's Victoria Square has teamed up with National Museums Northern Ireland to showcase the north's rich historical heritage in one of the city's busiest shopping centres next month.

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