Category Umbilical cord

Navel of the baby. Care and hygiene
Umbilical cord

Navel of the baby. Care and hygiene

As soon as it is born, the baby loses the only organic contact it had with its mother: the umbilical cord. After delivery, the cord loses its usefulness, because the baby will begin to feed in a different way, through the mouth, and it must be cut. The umbilical cord must be cut about 4 centimeters from the baby's abdomen, and to do this the gynecologist or midwife will hold it between two hemostats, which contain the hemorrhage.

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Umbilical cord

Navel of the baby. Care and hygiene

As soon as it is born, the baby loses the only organic contact it had with its mother: the umbilical cord. After delivery, the cord loses its usefulness, because the baby will begin to feed in a different way, through the mouth, and it must be cut. The umbilical cord must be cut about 4 centimeters from the baby's abdomen, and to do this the gynecologist or midwife will hold it between two hemostats, which contain the hemorrhage.
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