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Delayed Cord Clamping

Great video by Penny Simkin that explains delayed cord clamping!

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Delaying Umbilical Cord clamping can have benefits months later!- NY Times

Waiting three minutes or longer before clamping a newborn’s umbilical cord reduces the prevalence of iron deficiency at four months, a large trial has found. Swedish researchers studied 334 infants, randomly assigning half to have their cords clamped within 10 … Continue reading

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Delaying Cord Clamping

Great article! “I prefer going with the age-old natural process of letting these potent stem cells plant themselves in the baby as a last gift at birth, to grow within and carry out the purposes for which they were designed.” … Continue reading

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Save the Shoelaces!!

This is a great facebook page! Talking about how we dont need to use shoelaces for “emergency at home births”! Shoes need them http://www.facebook.com/?ref=home#!/pages/Save-the-Shoelaces/189885474355232?sk=wall

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Benefits of Delayed Cord Clamping

Here’s a few great websites that explain the benefits of delaying the clamping and cutting of the umbilical cord after birth! http://midwifeinfo.com/articles/cord-clamping–please-wait http://iinformedparenting.blogspot.com/2010/11/another-study-on-delayed-cord-clamping.html http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2010/12/02/obstetricians-immediate-cord-clamping-routine.aspx Not only are there amazing health benefits for baby when we delay cord clamping, but the … Continue reading

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