cord

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Dr Weeks advocates waiting three minutes after birth before clamping and cutting the umbilical cord, particularly for premature babies.
Unprotected newborns can be infected with tetanus due to unhygienic birthing practices, such as cutting the umbilical cord with non-sterile instruments or applying contaminated dressings.
Marianne and Carol: We were in the delivery room, and we will never forget first seeing our little boy, holding him, and cutting the umbilical cord.
After she was arrested, she confessed the murder, saying how she strangled Bobbie Jo then laterally cut her open before removing the baby and cutting the umbilical cord.
Bowie assisted with the delivery by cutting the umbilical cord as wife and model I man gave birth to Alexandria Zahra Jones.