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Doctors suggest 30-second pause before cutting the umbilical cord of newborns
 

Doctors suggest 30-second pause before cutting the umbilical cord of newborns

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A brief pause before cutting the umbilical cord of newborns will benefit them by delivering a surge of oxygen-rich blood, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists suggest.
 
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28 Dec 2016 - General
 
I agree with you Mark Edmon Tan Rajinda Asalage I would like to also add that among preterm infants, the delay is believed to protect from intraventricular hemorrhage, or bleeding in the cerebral ventricles. The hemorrhage is thought to result from low blood pressure, brought on by having too little blood in the circulatory syst...
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