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Old 07-16-2012, 03:51 PM   #15
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Re: Tell me about delayed cord cutting

Originally Posted by jessi4jc View Post
I really want a home water birth. I'm trying to figure out how to do that and still do delayed cord clamping which I think is important. I guess the obvious answer would be to stand or kneel in the water and have someone else hold the baby on the surface of the water. I agree it's only really effective if the baby is lower than the placenta.
From what I've read it does not have to be below the placenta as it will continue to flow so long as it's level with the placenta (eg. baby on mom's stomach).
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