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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How do you cut a cat's umbilical cord?

Most cats will do that themselves, with their teeth. If a cat doesn't or cannot for some reason, tie a knot in the cord between the kitten and the mother, then cut it with scissors between the knot... Read More »

Why do you cut off the umbilical cord?

the umbilical cord is cut to prevent blood loss of the baby

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

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