New Study reports benefits for delayed cord clamping with no adverse clinical issues

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"Prompt administration of oxytocin after delivery helps reduce the risk of maternal postpartum hemorrhage, while the bolus of placental blood delivered by delayed umbilical cord clamping provides benefit to the infant by increasing hemoglobin and hematocrit and reducing the incidence of iron deficiency during the newborn period.There were no such adverse events that reached the level of clinical relevance among any of the mothers or infants in the study population, she said."