Small study finds blood-related benefits in umbilical cord milking

08/19/2013 | Medscape (free registration)

The need for blood transfusions was lower, though not significantly, when umbilical cord milking was performed before clamping after extremely preterm births, according to a study involving 75 infants. Intraventricular bleeding was less likely among infants after cord blood milking, and hematocrit levels were higher, researchers reported in the Journal of Perinatology.

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