'Cutting the Cord' on Outdated L&D Practices: The Benefits of Delayed Umbilical Cord Cutting
February 27, 2017•7 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.