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what is a singal umbilaca lcord

i was told i have a singal umbilical cord at my 18 week docter apt can anyone tell me anything

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 11:35 PM on Jul. 17, 2008 in Pregnancy

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  • OMG! Why didn't you ASK, or INSIST your doctor explain this to you?
    vbruno

    Answer by vbruno at 12:07 AM on Jul. 18, 2008

  • Single Umbilical Artery: What it Means for Your Baby
    Single umbilical artery (SUA) is the most common malformation of the umbilical cord. On its own, SUA does not necessarily pose a risk to you or your child ...
    www.womens-health.co.uk/sua.asp -
    vbruno

    Answer by vbruno at 12:08 AM on Jul. 18, 2008

  • Berkeley Parents Network: Single Artery Umbilical Cord
    For what's it worth, I have a dear friend on the east coast who delivered a healthy baby for whom there was a single artery umbilical cord. ...
    parents.berkeley.edu/advice/pregnancy/singleartery.html -
    vbruno

    Answer by vbruno at 12:09 AM on Jul. 18, 2008

  • Umbilical artery - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    Occasionally, there is only the one single umbilical artery (SUA) present in the cord. Approximately 1 in 100 newborns are found to have a SUA, ...
    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Umbilical_artery
    vbruno

    Answer by vbruno at 12:09 AM on Jul. 18, 2008

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