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Collins maintains that enough research exists, in both humans and other mammals, to support routine screening for umbilical cord abnormalities.
All are currently insufficient, according to Bukowski, who says there is not even enough research to even conclude how frequently any umbilical cord accidents—let alone the more controversial ones—contribute to stillbirth.
After the delivery, the doctors discovered that Leighton had suffered from two knots in her umbilical cord.
The condition can result when the umbilical cord is wrapped around a baby’s neck or when a mother’s uterus ruptures.When Births Go Horribly Wrong, Florida Protects Doctors and Forces Families to Pay the Price|by Carol Marbin Miller and Daniel Chang, Miami Herald|April 8, 2021|ProPublica
At just over 33 weeks into the pregnancy, the smaller fetus’s umbilical cord wasn’t functioning normally, which started to impact the baby’s growth.Woman gets pregnant while already pregnant, gives birth to twins conceived 3 weeks apart|Sydney Page|April 8, 2021|Washington Post
The popular snack has also struck a cord with Paleo dieters, according to Lewis.
They hold signs depicting a fetus with a hanging umbilical cord.
He carried an extension cord in case he needed to recharge at one of his emergency spots.How Brooklyn’s First Ice Cream Girl Fought City Hall–and Won|Michael Daly|October 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She tried, says Schreiber, “to cut the umbilical cord to her parents mainly by way of entrance into high culture.”
Some doctors speculate they are generated in the spinal cord.Real Life Lazarus: When Patients Rise From the Dead|Sandeep Jauhar|August 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Strange to say, the silken cord yielded to the first pull, as if nothing had been wrong with it at all!The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
"You spoke of disgrace," she observed gently, swaying her fan before her by its silken cord.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
He turned his cool regard upon Chief Inspector Kerry, twirling the cord of his monocle about one finger.Dope|Sax Rohmer
Stop and try a ride, Billy, urged Lance Darby, holding the cord of the tugging kite.The Girls of Central High on the Stage|Gertrude W. Morrison
Taking the scissors from Violet's workbag, she cut the laundry bag carefully into two pieces, saving the cord for a clothesline.The Box-Car Children|Gertrude Chandler Warner
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A ropelike structure that connects a developing embryo or fetus to the placenta. The umbilical cord contains the blood vessels that supply the embryo or fetus with nutrients and remove waste products. Connected to the abdomen of the embryo or fetus, the umbilical cord is cut at birth, leaving a small depression — the navel, or “belly button.”