What does it mean when the baby's father cuts the umbilical cord?

Answer It means the baby's father is taking his first step to the passage of the rite of fatherhood.

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Why would an unborn babys life be in danger if the umbilical cord was damaged?

Yes, because the umbical cord is the source of babys nutrition and circulation.

When does the fetus attach to the umbilical cord?

The embryo has attached to the newly formed umbilical cord by the end of the fifth week of gestation. While the umbilical cord is very primitive at this time, it will continue to grow until it is f... Read More »

What happens to the cut umbilical cord and when?

it is kept for stem cell research if parents pay/agree or else it's thrown out

What happens to the umbilical cord when the mother gives birth?