Clinician's Roundtable

'Cutting the Cord' on Outdated L&D Practices: The Benefits of Delayed Umbilical Cord Cutting

February 27, 20177 min
Host: Prathima Setty, MD A couple of extra minutes attached to the umbilical cord at birth may translate into a significant boost in neurodevelopment several years later, research suggests. Dr. Prathima Setty is joined by Dr. Kecia Gaither, a perinatal consultant at St. Lukes Hospital in Kansas City, MO as they talk about how delaying cutting the umbilical cord can be beneficial.

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