The ridiculous reasons I hear from doctors as to why they won’t clamp are insane…and false. Luckily I am starting to see a rise in docs who will agree to it for clients.
Researchers from Umea University in Sweden tested 400 babies — some who had their umbilical cords clamped after at least three minutes and others who had them clamped less than 10 seconds after delivery.
The babies whose umbilical clamping was delayed benefited from higher iron levels at four months.
Read the article here: Study: Umbilical Cord Should Not Be Cut for 3 Minutes to Benefit Baby