Delayed Cord Clamping After Birth

There are many decisions to make when it comes to the birth of your baby, including whether to cut the umbilical cord right away or to delay cord clamping. What are the benefits as well as concerns of delaying the clamping and cutting of your baby’s umbilical cord? Is it possible with all childbirth options- such as waterbirths? And why are we hearing so much about it nowadays?

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