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Home Wellness Research Umbilical Cord Clamping The Placenta – Essential Resuscitation Equipment

The Placenta – Essential Resuscitation Equipment

Monday, 11 October 2010 12:20

This article summarizes the research that showing the benefits of delayed cord clamping, discusses the physiology of a new born transitioning into the external world, and then goes on to discuss and refute the reasons why a practitioner might think that they need to clamp the cord early. The bottom line is that resuscitation is often successfully done with the parent’s participation and using the baby’s own resources.

Read the full article here: http://midwifethinking.com/2010/08/26/the-placenta-essential-resuscitation-equipment/