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32 years ago I was a young recently appointed consultant. I shudder now to consider how many babies I may have injured following what was considered good practice in good faith. The one practice I now know was harmful was early cord clamping of the neonate at birth. Almost certainly this baby had early cord clamping. Avoiding interfering with the neonates physiological transition may not have all the subsequent brain injury but early cord clamping will have made a contribution.
We now know that early cord clamping is harmful but the practice continues!
Obstetricians and neonatologists need to ensure that they are following the ILCOR and WHO neonatal resuscitation guidelines to the letter.