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Why and how babies end up wearing their cord around their neck. Around a third of all babies are born with the umbilical cord around their neck

Nuchal Cords--the perfect scapegoat. Midwife discusses how the cord around baby's neck gets wrongly blamed, how it's more common and less dangerous than we are told, and why it is important to delay clamping the cord.

Here's WHY babies get nuchal cords, the associated RISKS, and YOUR OPTIONS when baby has his or her umbilical cord wrapped around their neck. http://www.mamanatural.com/nuchal-cord/

The Truth About Nuchal Cords (Umbilical Cord Around Baby’s Neck)

Here's WHY babies get nuchal cords, the associated RISKS, and YOUR OPTIONS when baby has his or her umbilical cord wrapped around their neck.

Delayed cord cutting informative video. Penny Simkin.

Delaying Cord Clamping Explained!

Notice the stark contrast between umbilical cords: Clamped and cut immediately after birth (bottom). Cord left alone until it stopped pulsating (top).

Day Birth plan: Notice the stark contrast between umbilical cords: Clamped and cut immediately after birth (bottom). Cord left alone until it stopped pulsating (top). An illustration to support delayed cord clamping!

Babinski Reflex: When the lateral aspect of the foot is stroked the toes should - curl in for adults [over 1 year of age] and fan out in babies [under 1 year of age.] This is a normal and healthy response. Anything different is a sign of damage to the nerve paths connecting the spinal cord and the brain. You will often see incoordination, weakness, and difficulty with muscle control.

“ Babinski Reflex: When the lateral aspect of the foot is stroked the toes should - curl in for adults [over 1 year of age] and fan out in babies [under 1 year of age.] This is a normal and healthy.

Delayed Cord Clamping.... a no brainer for midwives, but do you want to have some numbers & research??

Nicholas Fogelson (http:& discusses the physiologic and clinical impacts of delayed umbilical cord clamping in human birth. This lecture i.

The Newborn Examination: Part I. Emergencies and Common Abnormalities Involving the Skin, Head, Neck, Chest, and Respiratory and Cardiovascular Systems

The Newborn Examination: Part I. Emergencies and Common Abnormalities Involving the Skin, Head, Neck, Chest, and Respiratory and Cardiovascular Systems - January 2002 - American Family Physician

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