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Helping Drug Exposed Babies Get a Healthy Start

The key to easing painful withdrawal symptoms for babies born exposed to illegal drugs in the womb may lie in the umbilical cord. Every baby born that enters this world, arrives with an umbilical cord in tow. For those babies born addicted to drugs, that umbilical cord is now a key connection—a hard to hide clue—for […]

Umbilical Cord Could Provide Earlier Signs of NAS

last weekHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Despite its effectiveness, testing a newborn's umbilical cord raises ethical issues.

Med Students Confuse Baby’s Vital Organ With Umbilical Cord: It’s As Horrible As You’re Thinking

Med students in Mexico reportedly botched a basic procedure that queasy fathers all over the world have been getting right for decades. What is especially horrible about this story is that they didn’t just confuse the umbilical cord with something else. Show More Summary

Born an Addict

Every baby born that enters this world, arrives with an umbilical cord in tow. For those babies born addicted to drugs, that umbilical cord is now a key connection--a hard to hide clue--for identifying what drugs are coursing through a newborn's veins. The drug(s) detected will help physicians determine the best treatment and what withdrawal symptoms to expect.

Delay Cord Clamping

Asking your doctor to wait three minutes before cutting your baby's umbilical cord at birth could improve her fine motor skills later. image: Base Page:

Adult Stem Cells From Umbilical Cord Blood and Bone Marrow are Saving People’s Lives

A House panel responsible for advancing and monitoring the nation’s health care and research laws Thursday examined new bipartisan legislation supporting treatment and therapies derived from adult stem cell lines. Rep. Chris Smith (NJ-04), author of the Stem Cell Therapeutic and Research Reauthorization Act of 2015 ( HR 2820), said he was encouraged that the […]

Umbilical cord 'milking' improves blood flow in preterm infants

A technique to increase the flow of blood from the umbilical cord into the infant's circulatory system improves blood pressure and red blood cell levels in preterm infants delivered by Cesarean section, according to a study funded by the National Institutes of Health. read more

Random Horror Oddities From Around the Web

David Cronenberg fans with expendable cash wanted. Above you’ll see a one-of-a-kind iPhone charger that looks like an umbilical cord out of a Cronenberg film. The item is for sale on Esty, and will dent your nest egg in the amount of $5,000. According to the seller, the iPhone cable shaped as an umbilical cord […]

3-Day-Old Baby With Umbilical Cord Still Attached Found Badly Bitten By Ants In Woods

A 3-day-old newborn baby – with its umbilical cord still attached – was found in the woods of Chelyabinsk laying on a pile of leaves, badly bitten by ants, according to Daily Mail. A Russian man left his home in the early morning hours to head off to work. Show More Summary

Newborn Found Abandoned In Remote Russian Forest

A newborn is lucky to be alive after she was discarded in the Russian woods shortly after her birth. Found by a man who took a shortcut to work, the tiny three-day old baby was covered in ant bites and still had her umbilical cord attached. The post Newborn Found Abandoned In Remote Russian Forest appeared first on Growing Your Baby.

Medical News Today: Delaying umbilical cord clamping may improve child's development

The first study to assess the long-term developmental outcomes of delayed cord clamping suggests boys may benefit if clamping is delayed by 3 minutes after birth.

Study reveals delayed cord clamping benefits children later in life

A new study reveals that waiting a couple minutes before cutting the umbilical cord after birth could benefit children, especially boys, years later. In most hospitals, doctors clamp down on the cord, the conduit between the child and the mother’s placenta, only minutes after birth. U.S. doctors have conducted this procedure with urgency for decades

Delayed Umbilical Cord Clamping Linked To Improved Fine-Motor, Social Domains in 4-Year-Olds

The optimal timing for clamping the umbilical cord after birth has been a subject of debate over the past few decades. While evidence exists to support delayed umbilical cord clamping in preterm infants, studies.... The post Delayed Umbilical Cord Clamping Linked To Improved Fine-Motor, Social Domains in 4-Year-Olds appeared first on Growing Your Baby.

Better fine motor skills with delayed cord clamping

The importance of the umbilical cord for both the fetus and for newborn infants was demonstrated by researchers several years ago, in a study that received great international acclaim. In a follow-up study, the researchers have now been able to show an association between delayed cord clamping (DCC) and children's fine motor skills at the age of four years, especially in boys.

Delayed Cord Cutting At Birth Tied To Better Skills In Childhood

By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) - Waiting a few minutes to clamp the umbilical cord after birth is tied to better motor and social skills later in childhood - especially for boys, suggests a new study. Delaying cord clamping is already...Show More Summary

Placentae & Umbilical Cords: Eat, Donate, Bury, Or Burn Them, Just Don’t Throw Them Away

3 months agoLifestyle : xoJane

It’s not “gross” to eat a human organ that literally exists specifically to provide nutrition to human beings while they’re developing in the uterus.

One of Birth's Most Common Practices Is About to Change

Since the 1950s, it has been standard practice to clamp the umbilical cord within seconds of a baby being born. It was always done this quickly to reduce the risk of the hormonal injection – given to the mother to stop hemorrhaging –...Show More Summary

Caught On Video: Mom Abandons Baby On Darkened Street — But How Newborn Was Saved Is Extraordinary

A mom was caught on a security camera video last month shockingly abandoning her newborn baby boy, with his umbilical cord still attached, under a streetlamp in Paraiba, Brazil. But despite the heartbreaking beginning to this child’s...Show More Summary

Questions surround artist Frida Kahlo’s “El Aborto” lithograph

Kahlo depicted herself mourning with tears rolling down her cheeks. At the bottom left, she drew a healthy fetus attached to her by an umbilical cord, suggesting her unfulfilled role as a mother. On the right, an arm holding a heart-shaped...Show More Summary

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