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Delayed Umbilical Cord Clamping?

March 7, 2017 | Common Question

Can Cord Blood still be collected after Delayed Cord Clamping? YES!Delayed Cord Clamping

According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the benefits of delayed cord clamping include increased “hemoglobin levels at birth and improves iron stores in the first several months of life, which may have a favorable effect on developmental outcomes,” and “associated with significant neonatal benefits in preterm infants, including improved transitional circulation, better establishment of red blood cell volume, decreased need for blood transfusion, and lower incidence of necrotizing enterocolitis and intraventricular hemorrhage.”

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