11 things you didn’t know about the umbilical cord


by Joshua Calton-Weekes |

The umbilical cord is the link from you to your baby that delivers all the essential nutrients – and it’s amazing!

Here are 11 things you definitely didn't know about the umbilical cord...

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1) Most of them are twisted

The cord naturally coils into the shape of a spring as it grows – only 5% of normal cords don’t do this. Left twists outnumber right twists by seven to one.

Here are 11 things you definitely didn't know about the umbilical cord...

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