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 What happens to the umbilical when the baby is born?

Answer Soon after birth the umbilical cord is clamped about 7 to 10mm from the infant's abdomen, the cord is then cut, separating the new born from the placenta. The baby will wear a cord tie or a plastic... Read More »
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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.
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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
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Why do the umbilical cord of the baby needs to be cut?

The umbilical cord, which connects the placenta to the baby, needs to be cut so that the baby's blood supply can be secured within the baby's body, and the now dead placenta can be disposed of.
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