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Dr. Cynthia Gyamfi-Bannerman Quoted on Delayed Umbilical Cord Clamping

Cynthia Gyamfi-Bannerman M.D.

Cynthia Gyamfi-Bannerman M.D.

The New York Times recently reported on a new study that found benefits to delaying the clamping and severing of the umbilical cord in newborns. Infants whose umbilical cords were not clamped until at least 1 minute after birth had higher hemoglobin levels and improved iron stores compared to those with early cord clamping, without any increased risk to the mother.

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