ARTICLE & RESEARCH
Cord Clamping Timing Not Tied to Maternal Blood Loss in C-Section (But more research needed on cord milking in preterm infants, related study finds.)
Delayed Cord Clamping is a big discussion amongst parents these days leading to their birth... So let's learn a little more from a recent study...
There have been many studies regarding the health benefits of 'delayed cord clamping' for infants but limited data on maternal outcomes. This research measures the change in blood loss, hemoglobin levels, and intraventricular hemorrhage.
In Conclusion: Among women undergoing scheduled cesarean delivery of term singleton pregnancies, delayed umbilical cord clamping, compared with immediate cord clamping, resulted in no significant difference in the change in maternal hemoglobin level at postoperative day 1
Read more and view the results: www.medpagetoday.com/obgyn/pregnancy/83465
Full study: 'Effect of delayed verse immediate umbilical cord clamping on maternal blood loss in term cesarean delivery' jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/2755613
Further Research: 'Association on umbilical cord milking verse umbilical cord clamping with death or severe intraventricular hemorrhage among pre-term infants. jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/2755614