Umbilical Cord Cutting

For parents to be, consider talking about umbilical cord cutting with your practitioner at your next check up. Recent research found positive outcomes for babies with delayed umbilical cord cutting. Here are some articles that discuss the findings but be sure to do your own research...


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Information from around the web:


Hospitals wanred to delay cutting umbilical cords after Birth, from The Guardian

Study endoreses later severing of the umbilical cord, from the New York Times

Later cord clamping after birth increases iron level in babies, from Medical Express

Delaying cutting the umbilical cord for more than 3 minutes is better for babies health, from the Daily Mail


Each hospital/birthing center and each doctor may have different approaches, so while your pregnant is the best time to discuss the topic.

Best Wishes For A Beautiful Birth!