What happens to the cut umbilical cord and when?

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

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

What happens if an umbilical cord is not cut?

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 »

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 »

What happens if the umbilical cord is left uncut?

nothing. actually is recommended that the cord to be left uncut after the birth, until he stops pulsating. unfortunately the doctors at the hospital are rushing everything: the birth, the cut of th... Read More »