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Old 08-26-2012, 08:24 AM   #27
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Re: Tell me about delayed cord cutting

Originally Posted by Pompomclothies View Post
Thank you for good, sound advice based on science. Hard for many to know what to do if you just hear it through the grape vine.

A point that some women may may need to consider- waiting can increase the Mother's chances of having a post partum hemorage. So if that has happened to you already once, it is more likely to happen again. Better to clamp the cord early and keep both you and baby healthy.
Do you have a source? I've never read that in any of the studies I found, but granted it was a year ago that I researched it.
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