Delayed Cord Clamping (DCC) WoS MCN, Obstetrics

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Previously, cutting the cord immediately after delivery was widely practiced. Current evidence suggests that delaying cord clamping is safe and can confer benefits to term and preterm infants and is now recommended as standard practise. However, the evidence for DCC during immediate resuscitation is less clear.

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