A dad and his son go viral after being pictured giving skin-to-skin to newborn twins


Medical experts encourage skin-to-skin contact between mothers and their babies to facilitate bonding, especially when the baby is born prematurely. But what happens when the mother is not there? This Danish family already has that figured out!

A Danish father and son were photographed having skin contact with their newborn twins, and it is absolutely adorable! The Facebook post, which now has over 24,000 shares, has received tons of praise for this special method of post-birth bonding.

The father and boy look so relaxed and content with their new family members! We can’t help but smile ear-to-ear when looking at this photo 🙂

Watch the video to learn more about the benefits of skin-to-skin contact:

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