Connected to Christ, the Life-Giver, and Purifier

I recently wrote an informative piece about the benefits of delayed cord clamping, and I was fascinated by how the umbilical cord works: it contains one vein, which carries oxygen and nutrient-rich blood from placenta to baby, and two arteries that carry carbon dioxide and waste from the baby to placenta for purification. I can’t […]

7 Benefits of Delayed Cord Clamping

Image by Monet Nicole What is Early Cord Clamping? Early cord clamping was routine in the 1960s, as it was believed that clamping the cord immediately after baby was born reduced the likelihood of postpartum maternal hemorrhage. Although no evidence supports this theory, this continues to be the practice in many hospitals today; ACOG reports […]