November 18th, 2011

Podcast 137: Clamping the umbilical cord — what’s the big rush?

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A study from Sweden shows that immediate clamping of the cord at birth isn’t such a great idea from the standpoint of the baby’s iron stores.

BMJ‘s editorialist thinks it may be time to change practice in this area.

Listen in — this will be on the test!

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