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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

2 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

How Not to Raise Your Tween Daughter

I am the "father" to my nearly-12-year-old bone marrow "daughter." Twelve years ago, I received a bone marrow transplant to treat myelodysplastic syndrome. My bone marrow donor was an anonymous baby girl, whose umbilical cord stem cells had been collected and stored and were then transplanted into me because they closely matched my cells. Show More Summary

Did You Know? Umbilical Cord Cross-Sections Look Like a Dumb :) Face

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

An umbilical cord is that thing that was connected to you in that place where you’ll now find your belly button, and we all used to have one. Thanks to introductory biology classes, I presume that level of umbilical cord awareness is fairly common. Show More Summary

Save, Store, Donate: Reasons Parents Should Consider Cord Blood Banking

By Dr. Wise Young When you go to the bank, you deposit money, right? Well, some “banks,” which are actually advanced scientific labs, will “bank” blood – umbilical cord blood. Women deposit their umbilical cord blood immediately after birth, and it’s available for use for any family member. Show More Summary

Guizhou newborn baby dies after father cuts umbilical cord with scissors

3 months agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A newborn baby girl in Guizhou city died 10 days after she was born due to tetanus, which doctors believed she'd contracted through a pair of scissors her father had used to cut her umbilical chord. [ more › ]

Vin Diesel Named His Daughter After Paul Walker, But With a Girl Name

3 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

When you cut a newborn's umbilical cord, what do you think of? (It's a rhetorical question, btw; I don't want kids but just think about it for a second.) Read more...

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