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More support for delayed cord clamping

An updated RCOG scientific impact paper has added further support to the movement towards delayed cord clamping becoming the norm, warning that immediate cord clamping can be harmful to babies by negatively affecting their blood flow and reducing iron stores,…

Cord clamping, blood banking…

A week or two ago, a friend asked me what my current understanding of the value of cord blood banking was and whether there was a resource I would recommend to women who were wanting to read more about the…

Four recent birth-related revelations…

Since I got back from our latest trip, I’ve been catching up with the research, blog posts and thinking that went on while we were away, and I found so many interesting things that I decided to write a summary…

The paradox of palatability

There has been a bit of a debate in the British press and online recently about the ethics and possible dangers of changes that have been made to children’s medicines, with the most commonly discussed example (at least in the…