Posts Tagged ‘iron stores’

November 18th, 2011

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

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! Physician’s First Watch coverage BMJ article BMJ editorial

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