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 What happens if an umbilical cord is not cut?

Answer The umbilical cord attaches the infant to the placenta. If left alone, it would normally wither and fall off eventually anyway; clamping it and cutting it off is just a more hygenic and safer way o... Read More »
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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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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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What happens to an umbilical cord if it becomes wet?

Answer Umbilical Cord CareSwab the umbilical cord (navel) each time you change your baby's diaper.• Soak a cotton-tipped swab in rubbing alcohol.• Clean the tip and base of the cord area. She may... 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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