What happens to the umbilical arteries on the baby after the cord is cut?

Answer They clamp it, cut it, it dries up and falls off.

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Why do you cut the umbilical cord after the baby is born?

After a child is born the umbilical cord is no longer needed so it is removed.

Does a baby cry only after umbilical cord is cut?

they come in to the world screaming and then the doctor clamps it and cuts it right after so....................they are still crying afterwards

Where does the umbilical cord go after having the baby?

In many cases it will be used for research purposes. It is a good source of stem cells. If not, it is considered medical waste and incinerated.

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 »