Cord Clamping

You have the choice of accepting or declining immediate cord clamping or requesting a span of time to pass before the cord is clamped and cut (such as 30 seconds, 60 seconds, or until the cord stops pulsing).

Take a look at the information below as you decide what is right for you.

Research on Cord Clamping

Common Objections to Delayed Cord Clamping - What's The Evidence Say?  This is a link to the website and article.  If you would like it in .pdf form, click on the article below

World Health Organization Recommendations on Newborn Health (2017). Full document here: WHO Recommendations on Newborn Care.  The picture below is from page 4.

WHO on cord clamping