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

Answer the father usually cuts it off

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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 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 when a orthodox Jew gives birth?

Everyone celebrates just like in all other faiths. If the baby is a boy, he receives a baby skullcap and he gets circumcised at 8 days old.

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 »