Delaying cord clamping reduces iron deficiency in infants

In a Swedish study of 400 infants, delayed cord clamping resulted in improved iron status and reduced prevalence of iron deficiency at 4 months of age, and reduced neonatal anemia, without demonstrable adverse effects.

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Published in British Medical Journal, 15 November 2011


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