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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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How do you cut a cat's umbilical cord?

Most cats will do that themselves, with their teeth. If a cat doesn't or cannot for some reason, tie a knot in the cord between the kitten and the mother, then cut it with scissors between the knot... Read More »
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Where does the umbilical cord go after its cut?

Along with the placenta that it's attached to it's thrown away as human waste. The tiny bit attached to the baby where the scar will be the bellybutton, will soon shrivel up and fall off.
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