Delay clamping of cords to boost babies' blood volume, advocates say

Health care providers at a conference in the U.K. are arguing in favor of waiting longer to clamp the umbilical cord. A delay of at least 30 seconds results in as much as a 32% increase in blood volume for infants, which can help prevent iron deficiency and developmental delays, advocates say. The U.K.'s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence said it is reviewing its guidelines on cord clamping.

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