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Old 07-18-2012, 09:57 PM   #19
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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.

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My daughter was a home water birthed baby and I just put a plastic bowl on the top of the water and put the placenta in it to float around in while I held baby down in the water with me. Worked great!
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