Do we really need to hold newborn babies at the level of the placenta so that gravity can assist transfusion? No, according to new research.
Ten things you can do before clamping the umbilical cord…
Dr Sara Wickham suggests things that can be done before clamping the umbilical cord, thus ensuring that babies get their full complement of blood.
COVID-19 and birth: mums and babies should stay together
Two recent studies have confirmed the value of vaginal birth, breastfeeding and mother-baby contact, even when a woman has confirmed COVID-19.