When does the fetus attach to the umbilical cord?

Answer 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 »

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

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

When does the fetus attach to the uterus?

According to MedlinePlus, a fetus attaches to the lining of the uterus approximately six days after conception. At this point, the fetus is actually referred to as a blastocyst, a ball of cells abo... Read More »

When should you cut the umbilical cord?

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