Why does a baby cry or cough after it's born?

Answer The reason is, the doctor cuts the umbilical cord which, until birth, had been supplying the child's needs. In the womb, a fluid environment, the child's lungs became filled with this fluid. The ch... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Why does a baby cry or cough after it's born

Why does a new born baby cry after it is being taken out from the womb?

Because it's being taken from the only home it's known. And if the baby didn't cry their is probibly something wrong.

What if baby born after 42 weeks?

It wont be something wrong with it because it's born after 42 weeks instead of 40. Might be bigger that's all. Most women go over the expected date.

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

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

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