CORD CLAMPING: it may be just a matter of time

August 2013
Australian Nursing Journal;Aug2013, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p35
The article reports on the health issues that newborn infants may encounter as a result of umbilical cord clamping, which is also known as early or delayed cord clamping, and discusses research which has investigated the effect of cord clamping and cord clamping which is performed at an inappropriate time after childbirth. A discussion of factors which nurses and midwives need to consider before applying a cord clamp after birth is presented.


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