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Waiting to cut the umbilical cord may be good for your baby
LSemmens - 26-5-2010 at 13:57

An article in the most recent issue of the Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine seems to support this.


Quaver - 26-5-2010 at 14:18

It does make holding the baby somewhat uncomfortable doesn't it? Few minutes! That's a looong timeshocked_yellow


LSemmens - 27-5-2010 at 12:59

Mothers used to hold their baby for millennia without first cutting the cord.


Quaver - 27-5-2010 at 14:56

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Originally posted by LSemmens
Mothers used to hold their baby for millennia without first cutting the cord.

I wonder how they cut it without scissorsconfused2
Does it fall off on its own? With placenta maybe?


LSemmens - 28-5-2010 at 11:52

I'm not sure on that point. Google may yield some insight. I'll try and remember to look later.


delanti - 26-6-2010 at 01:53

Quote:
Originally posted by Quaver
Quote:
Originally posted by LSemmens
Mothers used to hold their baby for millennia without first cutting the cord.

I wonder how they cut it without scissorsconfused2
Does it fall off on its own? With placenta maybe?


Chew it off, how else?waveysmiley