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Delaying Cord Clamping Explained! (VIDEO)

When your baby is born, there are so many things that happen so quickly, but each one of them has rhyme, reason ... and repercussions. The general the...
Fonda LaShay
Fonda LaShay • 2 years ago

Penny Simkin on Delaying Cord Clamping. She shows how much of his/her own blood your baby may NOT be receiving!! It is very important to inform and request of healthcare providers (including non-emergent Cesareans). There are many diseases and immunological benefits in waiting for the cord to stop pulsating! Ask your Dr./Midwife about waiting.

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