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Delayed Cord Clamping


Mum & Baby Academy
CPD Courses
Available On Demand
N/A
TBC
Short Course (Online)
1
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Free
Antenatal, Postnatal and Paediatric healthcare professionals who specialise in caring for expectant and new mums as well as babies.
Online / Distance Learning Course

MODULE SUMMARY

The first few minutes and hours after birth are critical for a child’s long-term development. For instance, increasing evidence suggests that rapidly clamping the umbilical cord is detrimental to the infant’s health. Meanwhile, skin-to-skin contact is essential to build bonds and encourage breastfeeding.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After studying this module you should:

  • Appreciate the benefits of delayed cord clamping
  • Feel empowered to help mothers and healthcare professionals avoid early cord clamping
  • Understand the potential association between the time of cord clamping and breastfeeding
  • Appreciate the importance of tactile stimulation, such as skin-to-skin contact, in development and bonding

NEXT STEPS

  • Read clinical content
  • Complete CPD assessment
  • Receive learning log for your records

AUTHORS

Written by: Amanda Burleigh RGN, RM
Reviewed by: Nicky Clark RGN, RHV, MSc, RNP, PGCE


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