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Why do some people suggest delayed cord clamping when giving birth?
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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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