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umbilical cord

How does the umbilical cord get wrapped around the babies neck?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 7:27 PM on Oct. 20, 2008 in Pregnancy

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  • from them moving so much it just kinda happens my dr said.. he said they twist and turn so much that it could get wrapped around the neck thats why drs have you stop pushing when the head comes out one to suck all the stuff out of their nose and mouth and to make sure the cord isnt around the neck
    iloveyall2008

    Answer by iloveyall2008 at 7:28 PM on Oct. 20, 2008

  • I also heard that if you keep reachign high up it increases the chance
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:30 PM on Oct. 20, 2008

  • My daughter was born with the cord wrapped around her neck three times LOOSELY. My doctor said he had never seen an umbilical cord so long. Don't stress about it.
    matthewscandi

    Answer by matthewscandi at 7:51 PM on Oct. 20, 2008

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