TABLE 1

General Characteristics of Mothers and Their Neonates at Delivery

Early Cord Clamping (n = 33)Late Cord Clamping (n = 31)
Age of mother, y30.8 ± 0.929.1 ± 0.8
Parity, primiparous/multiparous12/2111/20
Gestational age, wk38.9 ± 0.439.6 ± 0.3
Gender of newborn, male/female17/1616/15
Wt of newborn, g3341.4 ± 85.83325.8 ± 79.0
Maternal–fetal ejection, min46.2 ± 4.844.9 ± 5.9
  • Values are means ± SEM. No significant differences were found between groups.