In the News: Delayed Umbilical Cord Clamping After Birth

Delayed umbilical cord clamping appears to be beneficial for term and preterm infants.  What is the practice in your setting? If you’re a parent, did you request delayed cord clamping? This replaces Committee Opinion Number 543, December 2012)

Delayed Umbilical Cord Clamping After Birth

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Green Youth Today

Yes I did and didn’t receive it :( she didn’t cry fast enough for their likings


if she wasn’t crying she wasn’t breathing breathing comes first otherwise heart rate decreases and you are in trouble

Green Youth Today

I know. I don’t think they did the wrong thing just that I wish it would have been different


I think this is the norm now at the hospital where I delivered.

Malika Cheramie

We do this regularly as often as possible… Long as the placenta remains attached the baby will still be oxygenated

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