Umbilical cord: what are the warning signs to watch out for

Umbilical cord: what are the warning signs to watch out for

When the baby is born, the umbilical cord that connected it to the placenta is cut and a clamp is placed to prevent it from bleeding. The umbilical cord stump detaches from the newborn’s womb between the second and third week of life and takes an additional three to five days for the wound to … Read more