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Facts About the Umbilical Cord

The Umbilical Cord: Test Your Knowledge on Baby's Lifeline

New parents are carefully taught how to care for their lil one's umbilical cord after the tot goes home, but just how much do you know about it while it is performing its duties? Known as the lifeline that connects the fetus to the placenta, the umbilical cord often remains a mystery.

When does the umbilical cord start to grow?

At conception
At one week
At three weeks
At five weeks
Progress  
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