DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2394-6040.ijcmph20200993

Physiological cord clamping: dawn to halt anemia in infancy

Fasna Liaquath Ali, Jasmine Maruthupandian, Pragadeesh Raja V.

Abstract


All infants immediately following their birth experience a decrease in hemoglobin which result in varying degrees of anemia termed as physiology or early anemia of infancy. Normally after birth hemoglobin values fall from 14.6 to 22.5 g/dl to 10.0 to 12.0 g/dl within 8 to 10 weeks from age, after which the values gradually increase reaching the normal level at the end of 2 years

Keywords


Infants, Anemia, Physiological cord clamp, Prolonged transfusion

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