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Delayed Cord Clamping

Delayed cord clamping is something that is a top priority here at Origins!   Most of you have heard of the term by now, but you may still have questions about it.  So in an effort to educate the masses; here we go…… What is Delayed Cord Clamping (DCC)? It is when your care provider allows the umbilical cord to stay attached to the newborn baby immediately after birth, instead of clamping and cutting it right away.   Oh wait, what is an umbilical cord? GREAT question!  It is an integral part of the baby’s life source in-utero and immediately after birth.  The umbilical cord is made up of two arteries and one vein.  The two arteries carry blood away from the baby and delivers it into the placenta.  The placenta does its mighty job to nourish the blood, cleanse it, and oxygenate it.  Then the vein takes the “juiced up” blood back into the baby! …

Interview with the Midwives

Thanks for stopping by our new blog! We thought we’d start it off with a fun interview about us to help you all get to know us a little bit better. Enjoy reading about the fun little quirks that make…