Why do you cut off the umbilical cord?

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

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What is an umbilical cord?

The umbilical cord may be one of the things about having a baby that confuses many people. Whether you want to know so you can answer questions of little ones, or simply to satisfy your own curiosi... Read More »

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 »

How do you tie a kittens umbilical cord?

It is nOt important to tie the cord, u can just leave it the way it is and if it's too long just cut it short but not too close to the tummy of thee kitten. The cord will come out itself in a few d... Read More »

Can the umbilical cord strangle a baby?

Yes. In some rare cases the cord can wrap around the baby's neck as it comes out and the cord ends up strangling the baby.Yes, it can inside the womb and outside. I was actually a baby that COULD h... Read More »