Ob/Gyn Department Meeting: Timed Umbilical Cord Clamping: It's not just for Preemies anymore!
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has released an update to their 2012 Committee Opinion on umbilical cord clamping, now recommending that all healthy term and preterm birth procedures employ a 30-60 second delay post-birth. Dr. Andrew Kairalla explains the advantages of and contraindications for delayed cord clamping.
- Describe the advantages of delayed cord clamping in term and preterm deliveries.
- Name three circumstances where delayed cord clamping may be contraindicated.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
- 1.00 General certificate of attendance