Birth attendants’ perceptions and attitudes towards changes of the practice of umbilical cord clamping

Research December 21, 2017
100% completed

With knowledge of advantages of DCC, we conducted cord clamping study in tertiary hospital of Nepal to see the effect of DCC after 3 minutes versus ECC with in one minute. In this intervention, we found a high incidence of protocol deviation in the DCC group where 22.6% of the infants in the this group underwent clamping before 1 minute, because the nurse-midwives perceived that early clamping against the allocation was required.

This study helps to better understand birth attendants’ perceptions and attitudes on the practice of delayed umbilical cord clamping.