Maulidia Zahida
Ida Widiawati


Abstract, Background: For the first few minutes after birth, there is still placental transfusion. Infants who were assigned to a 5-min delay in cord clamping time received a significantly larger placental transfusion. Several studies show that delayed umbilical cord clamping can improve physiological transfer of placental blood to the infant, so that it can increase hemoglobin levels until 6 months after birth.
Objective: The aim of this case study was to examine the effect of delayed umbilical cord clamping on hemoglobin levels in term infant.
Methods: Literature search was conducted in the PubMed database, Google Scholar and Cochrane Library to identify relevant articles. Literature search was conducted on April 4th, 2022.
Result: There were three articles related to this study, fulfilled the criteria and fully accessible. Three articles showed that there were a significant differences in hemoglobin levels between delayed umbilical cord clamping group and immediate cord clamping group.
Conclusion: Delayed umbilical cord clamping has been shown to increase hemoglobin levels in term infant


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