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Delayed cord clamping is good for healthy babies born at term

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39163.629086.80 (Published 29 March 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:660

Midwives, obstetricians, and other birth attendants have been arguing for years about the timing of cord clamping in newborn babies. In most Western countries, the cord is clamped and cut immediately after delivery. Elsewhere, birth attendants sometimes wait for …

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