Timing of umbilical cord clamping of term infants.

  title={Timing of umbilical cord clamping of term infants.},
  author={Jos{\'e} Mar{\'i}a Ceriani Cernadas},
  journal={Archivos argentinos de pediatria},
  volume={115 2},
For at least over 200 years, multiple controversies have arisen around the timing of umbilical cord clamping. In the past decades, early cord clamping (within the first 15 seconds) had markedly prevailed. Only in the 21st century, randomized controlled trials have demonstrated the benefits of delayed cord clamping (at 2-3 minutes). Delayed cord clamping has been practiced in obstetrics based on the recommendations made by scientific societies and in systematic reviews, which have provided solid… 

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