Nils Bergman calls himself a Public Health Physician, and currently promotes and researches skin-to-skin contact on a fulltime basis. He is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Cape Town, South Africa, and a research affiliate of the South African Medical Research Council. He was born in Sweden and raised in Zimbabwe, where he later worked as a mission doctor. He received his medical degree (MB ChB) at the University of Cape Town, and later a Master's in Public Health at the University of the Western Cape. He has worked in rural South Africa, Zimbabwe and Sweden, and his last posting was Senior Medical Superintendent of Mowbray Maternity Hospital in Cape Town, overseeing 18000 births per year. He enjoys sharing the wildlife of Africa with his wife and three youngsters. See www.ninobirth.org for more info.