“Wait for White” describes a cord which has completed its natural physiology and is easily facilitated in the majority of births. With bedside resuscitation equipment, all babies could receive their full blood entitlement.
“Wait for White” will help alleviate the iron deficiency anaemia which affects 43% of the world’s children under 5 and impacts on learning and behaviour as well as future prospects and health.
“Wait for White” will ensure all babies get their full quote of stem cells, building blocks for their future from birth until death”.
Amanda Burleigh RGN RM BSc
Co-developer of the Basics/Lifestart trolley. Midwife of the Year -Yorkshire Evening Post 2012 + British Journal of Midwifery 2015.