We wanted to with Hunter, but OB told DH to cut cord right away so he could be on oxygen. We're planning a homebirth with a Midwife this time and she is in favor of not cutting cord until it stops or until placenta is out.
I wanted to do this but in the end i didnt write a birth plan and i forgot to tell the MW i wanted to wait and i wanted to have a natural 3rd stage.....ended up getting cord cut straight away and getting jabbed in the thigh next time i will tho definately
Had a natural third stage this time and his cord wasnt cut til the placenta was delivered (was about 20 minutes)
I had a homebirth and it seems its a common request to the community midwives, they were all perfectly accepting of my wish to have a natural 3rd stage and delayed cord clamping.
I wanted the cord to be left til it had finished pulsating both times, first time though Indie had to be rushed to the recuss trolley thing cause she swallowed some of her own meconium, second time the mw didnt read my notes
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