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 Do doctors tie a knot in the umbilical cord?

Answer no, they use a small plastic clamp and then cut chord after clamp. clamp stays on until chord dries up and falls off.
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Can the baby live in wound if umbilical cord is inn a knot and not around the neck?

can the baby live fullterm in the wound if umbilical cord is in a knot and not around the baby's neck
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Why do doctors remove the umbilical cord upon birth?

The umbilical cord separates from an infant by itself. Some parents may opt for "lotus birth", in which the entire cord is allowed to dry and separate naturally. Severance by medical personnel only... Read More »
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Why do you cut off the umbilical cord?

the umbilical cord is cut to prevent blood loss of the baby
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What is an umbilical cord?

The umbilical cord may be one of the things about having a baby that confuses many people. Whether you want to know so you can answer questions of little ones, or simply to satisfy your own curiosi... Read More »
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