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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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

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.

What happens to the umbilical arteries on the baby after the cord is cut?

Are you born with an umbilical cord?