Tag: umbilical cord

July is Cord Blood Awareness Month

July is Cord Blood Awareness Month

Umbilical cord blood (also called cord blood) is the blood in the umbilical cord and placenta. The placenta grows in your uterus (womb) and supplies y ...

What is a nuchal cord or loop?

Sometimes the umbilical cord may become wrapped around a part of a developing baby’s body. This is most often found around the baby’s neck and happens ...