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Umbilical cord

Nuchal cord

Reviewer: Mandolin Ziadie, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 23 November 2011, last major update November 2011
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● Umbilical cord wrapped around baby’s neck at birth
● Increased risk with extremely long cords and the cords of twins / multiple gestations

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Nuchal cord

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