In December 2012, the American Academy of Pediatrics endorsed the following publication: American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Committee on Obstetric Practice. Committee Opinion No. 543. Timing of Umbilical Cord Clamping After Birth. Washington, DC: American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists; 2012. Available at: http://www.acog.org/Resources_And_Publications/Committee_Opinions/Committee_on_Obstetric_Practice/Timing_of_Umbilical_Cord_Clamping_After_Birth.
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