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Doctor insights on: Delayed Cord Clamping

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Why don't more obgyns practice delayed cord clamping?

Why don't more obgyns practice delayed cord clamping?

Maternal Death: As I understand it, one of the leading causes of maternal death world wide is post partum hemorrhage (bleeding to death immediately after giving birth). Clamping the cord quickly reduces the risk of this. ...Read more

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Why do some people suggest delayed cord clamping when giving birth?

Why do some people suggest delayed cord clamping when giving birth?

More blood to baby: Quoting this good article on the pros & cons: "a delay of even 30 to 45 seconds in cord clamping, especially in preterm infants can provide more blood volume and improve cardiovascular stability. By delaying even 30 seconds, blood volume can increase by 8 to 24%" for more of this article: www.Pregnancy.Org/article/delayed-or-immediate-clamping-of-cord. ...Read more

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I have been reading recently about delayed cord clamping. Can it be more beneficial long term for the health of your child than banking the blood?

I have been reading recently about delayed cord clamping. Can it be more beneficial long term for the health of your child than banking the blood?

Different issues: Delayed cord clamping is very effective at reducing perinatal anemia. In fact, a recent british study supports this. Blood banking is another issue. There you are storing fetal cord blood in hopes that should your baby develop a disease in the future, science will have progressed enough that use of those cord blood cells will be therapeutic. ...Read more

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How can I ensure my doctor will allow delayed cord clamping?

How can I ensure my doctor will allow delayed cord clamping?

Why: You can request a delay in cord clamping but be aware that there is a downside to prolonged delays. Although baby can benefit from the blood returning from the placenta, it can also come across & thicken the blood enough to cause kidney damage or a stroke. A blood test is routine to assess the thickness of babies blood & done after 2-4 hours to look for this. ...Read more

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Why did my doctor have to clamp and cut the cord during my delivery? Did I do something wrong?

Why did my doctor have to clamp and cut the cord during my delivery? Did I do something wrong?

No: This occurs when the umbilical cord is around the baby's neck and cannot be easily reduced or slipped over the baby's head prior to completion of delivery. There is nothing you did to cause this. ...Read more

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Could you please describe delayed & immediate allergic reactions?

Could you please describe delayed & immediate allergic reactions?

Delayed vs Immediate: Immediate allergic reactions are typically responses associated with quick allergy mediators such as mast cells, basophils & eosinophils and usually have a distinctive quick pattern of itch, hives, sneezing, mucus production etc (depending on site involved). Delayed reactions typically involve a subset of T cells leading to more prolonged reactions. A classical example is contact dermatitis. ...Read more

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Having a friend complaining from menstrual delaying for 4 months, unknown reasons?

Having a friend complaining from menstrual delaying for 4 months, unknown reasons?

Secondary amenorrhea: She appears to have secondary amenorrhea, which is the absence of menses for more than 3 months in a woman with previously normal menstruation. By "unknown reasons" I presume you mean she is not pregnant or taking oral contraceptives. common causes include dieting, extreme weight loss, physical or emotional stress, rigorous exercise, and medical problems like hypothyroidism or pcos. Menopause too. ...Read more

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Delay in mestrual?

Delay in mestrual?

Not to worry..: Very common. Of course it may mean pregnancy, especially if no, preventive measures were taken, presuming you are sexually active. Anyway, wait few weeks, if no period, do a test.. ...Read more

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Does Duphaston delay af?

Does Duphaston delay af?

Typically: It is typically used to regulate cycles. It is a form of Progesterone. It is not available in the US. I see you live in Texas. This medication is not for sale here. I highly advise you to avoid self prescribing medication especially if you have purchased it off the internet or through some other means. ...Read more

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Causes of delayed ovulation?

Causes of delayed ovulation?

Ovulation: Causes of delayed ovulation can be multiple, for example: having irregular menstrual periods, stress in your personal life, obesity, polycystic ovarian syndrome, your age, medical conditions affecting the female system, some medications, hx of long acting contraceptives like Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone). ...Read more

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What causes developmental delays?

What causes developmental delays?

Many factors: Developmental delays often just are without much possible explanation. Other times there can be predisposition because of genetics, prematurity, toxin exposure, intrauterine problems, and disease/illness. Interactions with your child of all kinds help development. ...Read more

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Can delayed echolalia be treated?

Can delayed echolalia be treated?

Echolalia therapy: Echolalia is normal in early language development, but is quickly replaced in typical children by appropriate speech. 75% of verbal autism (as) patients have echolalia. Speech & behavioral therapists use echolalia to further speech in as. The answer is "yes, " it can be treated. But success is very variable. See https://www. Ttac. Vt.Edu/docs/autism_conference_handouts/breakouts_1/kingma_echolalia" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">https://www. Ttac. Vt.Edu/docs/autism_conference_handouts/breakouts_1/kingma_echolalia. ...Read more

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Who tests for delayed development?

Who tests for delayed development?

Many Things: A complete developmental evaluation may include observation and a physical examination, bloodwork, imaging such as a brain mri, urine tests, and tissue biopsies. There are many causes of developmental delay, so your pediatrician and specialists usually are involved. ...Read more

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Are developmental delays inherited?

Are developmental delays inherited?

No, most of the time: Certain genetic conditions resulting in developmental delay are inheritable, though. ...Read more

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Fasting for a month delays periods?

Fasting for a month delays periods?

Certainly can.: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Does fingering cause delay in oeriods?

Does fingering cause delay in oeriods?

No: Inserting something into the vagina does not affect the timing of a menstrual cycle unless of course you are pregnant. ...Read more

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How long can you delay sutures on a cut?

How long can you delay sutures on a cut?

Do not delay: Sutures should be put in within the first 8-12 hours. If you wait longer there is higher chance of infections and the wound may need to be left open to heal. ...Read more

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What delays a period for up to two months?

What delays a period for up to two months?

Reasons: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more