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Most of the time, delayed cord clamping is a few minutes to 10 minutes. Some women like to wait, if their care provider allows them, for the cord to stop pulsing.
I have never heard of waiting that long!
Each mom/baby is different. The average is 10-15 minutes, but in some cases it stops within 2-4minutes, and with others it can take 30-45 minutes. There is no "right" way, it's just a matter of each person's unique body
I think it's important to remember that if the cord has truly stopped pulsating, clamping is just something we do before cutting it. There's no time limit, unless the Dr/Midwife is in a hurry. Some people even leave the cord attached to the placenta until it falls off naturally (lotus birth), which can take days.
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I love this. This is a great and very important conversation to have. I am a firm believer that the baby should have the benefits of the blood from the placenta immediately. I also see a healthier 3rd stage in moms who delay clamping until the cord has completed pulsating.