Will You Delay Cord Clamping?

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Will You Delay Cord Clamping?
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Wed, 11-30-2011 - 11:41am

Waiting three minutes or longer before clamping a newborn’s umbilical cord reduces the prevalence of iron deficiency at four months, a large trial has found.

Childbirth: Benefits Seen in Clamping the Cord Later-

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Wed, 12-14-2011 - 10:06am
Hi everyone,

I came by another article on this topic and wanted to share it with you. The article includes some really amazing pictures of the cord that you may find interesting.

New Research on Cutting the Cord, And Some Cool Pictures Too- http://blogs.babble.com/being-pregnant/2011/12/07/new-research-on-cutting-the-cord-and-some-cool-pictures-too/

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