Tuesday, May 25, 2010

New study on stem cells in cord suggest delayed cord clamping after birth

A recent study published in the Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine supports the idea of delayed cord clamping in supplying essential stem cells to infant immediately after birth.

This is one of a long line of recent studies suggesting there are long-term benefits to delayed cord clamping--a practice which takes only minutes of patience and has little, if any, adverse effects.

To read more about this and other recent studies, please visit my article in The Examiner.