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Typically, the cord is being cut immediately after delivery. However, there is a growing argument that cutting the cord should be delayed. The reason for this is that the cord continues to pulsate for several minutes after delivery, pumping baby's blood from the placenta
back into its body. Early cutting can lead to anemia
Answer assisted by David Miller, Medical Student