Delayed Cord Clamping is the practice of postponing cutting a newborn's umbilical cord instead of immediately cutting it after birth.  To some, delayed cord clamping may seem like a "crunchy" thing to do or one of those "birthing fads" but if you think about it, delayed cord clamping was normal protocol long before women could be even considered crunchy.  In fact, humans are the only mammals that immediately cut the cord after birth.  Dogs, cats, horses, elephants, etc. a

Delayed Cord Clamping is the practice of postponing cutting a newborn's umbilical cord instead of immediately cutting it after birth. To some, delayed cord clamping may seem like a "crunchy" thing to do or one of those "birthing fads" but if you think about it, delayed cord clamping was normal protocol long before women could be even considered crunchy. In fact, humans are the only mammals that immediately cut the cord after birth. Dogs, cats, horses, elephants, etc. a

Delayed umbilical cord clamping has some benefits but probably also things you haven't considered before. Come learn the pros and cons from a labor and delivery nurse!

Delayed umbilical cord clamping has some benefits but probably also things you haven't considered before. Come learn the pros and cons from a labor and delivery nurse!

Average Umbilical Cord Stump Healing Time! Great info! #umbilicalcordcare #happybabytips #umbilicalcordhealingtime

Average Umbilical Cord Stump Healing Time! Great info! #umbilicalcordcare #happybabytips #umbilicalcordhealingtime

Why it is important to delay #clamping or cutting the #umbilical-cord "at least" until it has stopped pulsating and blanched white.  (It is even better to wait till the placenta has delivered).

Why it is important to delay #clamping or cutting the #umbilical-cord "at least" until it has stopped pulsating and blanched white. (It is even better to wait till the placenta has delivered).

Tips For Cleaning Newborn Umbilical Cord! Your new baby will have a stump on his tummy where his umbilical cord was cut. The stump should dry and fall off by the time your baby is 5 to 15 days old. It should be kept clean and dry. Care and attention will prevent infection. Here are great tips to cleaning the umbilical cord. #umbilicalcordcare #careforumbilicalcord #tipstocleanumbilicalcord

Tips For Cleaning Newborn Umbilical Cord! Your new baby will have a stump on his tummy where his umbilical cord was cut. The stump should dry and fall off by the time your baby is 5 to 15 days old. It should be kept clean and dry. Care and attention will prevent infection. Here are great tips to cleaning the umbilical cord. #umbilicalcordcare #careforumbilicalcord #tipstocleanumbilicalcord

One of the most iconic post-birth images is that of the umbilical cord being cut. If you’re expecting a child or are thinking of having one, you’ve probably pictured this moment in your head before, and wondered if you or your partner would cut the cord. And if the births we see in movies and on television are to be believed, it’s a step that needs to be carried out as soon as the baby comes out.

One of the most iconic post-birth images is that of the umbilical cord being cut. If you’re expecting a child or are thinking of having one, you’ve probably pictured this moment in your head before, and wondered if you or your partner would cut the cord. And if the births we see in movies and on television are to be believed, it’s a step that needs to be carried out as soon as the baby comes out.

Wondering about umbilical cord care? Alcohol is no longer recommended to care for the stump. Find out some natural alternatives that are…

Wondering about umbilical cord care? Alcohol is no longer recommended to care for the stump. Find out some natural alternatives that are…

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