The old practice has been dumped. Here comes something more beneficial to our future infants.
A new research shows that improperly managed deliveries may not be the main reason for brain-damaged babies.
A newly-hired Utah-based 911 dispatcher faced the toughest test in his job yet barely two weeks in his probationary period for helping a couple deliver their baby in their car along the highway.
A new review found that cutting the umbilical cord one minute later could boost an infants iron levels.
Some studies have found that babies whose cords are cut immediately may have lower stores of iron for up to six months.
The lotus birth, which is a natural method that keeps a newborn attached to the mother until nature severs the umbilical cord, is gaining popularity.