Clamping and Cutting the Umbilical Cord

In most cases, there is no urgency to clamping and cutting the newborn umbilical cord. So long as the newborn remains relatively level with the placenta (avoiding major blood volume shifts in either direction due to gravity), clamping of the cord need not be rushed.

This video demonstrates one method for safely dividing the umbilical cord after obstetric delivery.


Last Modified Jun 12, 2016 @ 10:38 am

Last Modified Jun 12, 2016 @ 10:38 am

A Training Simulation in Introductory Obstetrics & Gynecology