This photo makes it pretty clear. The baby on the left has been starved of blood and iron. Long term consequences include lower IQ and imprinted suffocation trauma.
Anemia resulting from premature clamping may lead to long-term
cognitive deficiencies, even where iron supplements are given:
SIDS has been correlated with abnormalities in neurochemical
metabolism in the brainstem, which is the area most affected by
The finding that boys are more vulnerable to the effects of ICC
than girls correlates with higher rates of both SIDS and autism