Why do you cut the umbilical cord after the baby is born?

Answer After a child is born the umbilical cord is no longer needed so it is removed.

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Are you born with an umbilical cord?

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.

Where does the umbilical cord go after having the baby?

In many cases it will be used for research purposes. It is a good source of stem cells. If not, it is considered medical waste and incinerated.

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