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the Umbilical Cord...

is connected to the babys stomach,which the other end is connected where????
and what happens when they cut it off the baby?its still dangling from the mom what do they do? if they pull it out? do you feel it?


Asked by Anonymous at 10:21 PM on Oct. 23, 2008 in Pregnancy

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Answers (6)
  • The placenta is a large organ the is very vascular and is attatched to you uterus wall. The umbilical cord extends fromt he placenta to the baby. Everything you eat and drink crosses the placenta to the baby via your blood. The side that faces into your uterus nearest the baby is smooth. The side against the wall is rough and bumpy from where all the blood vessels are attached. After the baby is delivered the cord is cut and clamped on both side.. If not the child will bleed to death or the mom will bleed to death. The birth of your child triggers the placenta to release from the uterine wall with a contraction. Often times a Dr or nurse will massage the fundus (top of your uterus) to produce the contraction.

    Answer by GrnEyedGrandma at 10:50 PM on Oct. 23, 2008

  • im not sure where its connected at the other end,the cord and placenta gets put into a tub sorta,i had an epideral and didnt feel it,idk about when you dont have an epideral if you feel it or not

    Answer by photogrypher at 10:22 PM on Oct. 23, 2008

  • The cord id attched to your plcenta. After the baby is born they tie it off and cut it, the you deliver the plecanta just like you did the baby.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:24 PM on Oct. 23, 2008

  • What is the placenta???

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:25 PM on Oct. 23, 2008

  • And yes you can feel it but after that big baby, it;s nothing. ANd it should not be pulled out it comes when its ready.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:25 PM on Oct. 23, 2008

  • The placenta is the bag/sack that holds and feeds the baby

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:26 PM on Oct. 23, 2008