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Old 02-24-2012, 08:40 AM - Thread Starter
 
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I have a close friend who just had a baby this week. Her doctor told her that the baby's cord was pinky-diameter instead of the "average" thumb diameter and that the cord was shredding near the placenta.

 

If what he said is accurate, what are the dangers to a baby of having a skinnier cord and a shredding cord?? He was induced at 38 wks or so.

 

 


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