The Hudlo OR/NICU shirt is a Skin to Skin garment made for use in the operating room during c-sections to aid the Mom and baby in Skin to Skin contact directly after birth. During the procedure, immediately after birth, the baby is placed horizontally on the mother's chest, inside the shirt, which is above the sterile field.

Immediate Skin to Skin Contact during cesarean procedure initiates a cascade of good hormones and beneficial outcomes for both mom and babe

The Hudlo OR/NICU shirt is also designed to be worn as a halter style shirt for vertical Skin to Skin or Kangaroo Care in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit for pre-term babies. The design of this multi-functional garment is such that in the NICU, a baby with monitor wires and IV lines may be placed on the mother’s chest vertically with the snaps undone, and then snapped in, creating easy access without the worry of interrupting the existing lines. The shirt also has built in access for pumping while Skin to Skin.

Shirt Sizes:

S/L: 33-40
XL-2XL: 40-50
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Our Material is constructed of a 4 way stretch blend of 47.5% organic cotton, 47.5% soy viscose and 5% spandex to securely hold and comfort your baby. The straps are fully adjustable, while the fabric belt wraps around the baby’s lower back and bottom tying behind the wearer for added support.

The Hudlo Skin to Skin Carrier has been tested to and passed the ASTM F2907 safety standard

Carrier Sizes:

S/M: 33-36
M/L: 37-39
XL: 40-42

Directions For The Carrier:

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Our Story

Hudlo products were created by me, Katie, a registered nurse and board certified lactation consultant and designed by my husband Matt. Hudlo is creating skin-to-skin clothing for moms and babies. Based on years of scientific research we know this practice has a multitude of benefits; keeping babies calm, enhancing brain development, and lowering a mothers risk for postpartum depression are just a few...

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  • Promotes bonding between mother and baby
  • Regulates baby's vital signs
  • Improves breastfeeding success and milk production
  • Decreases risk of post-partum depression
  • Supports the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative