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Nuchal Cords, Fetal Oxygen Deprivation, and Birth Injury

a nuchal cord is basically an umbilical

cord wrapped around the baby's neck

inside the mom the umbilical cord is

basically the baby's lifeline it

provides oxygen and nutrients to the

baby so the baby can live inside the mom

while it's growing a nuchal cord means

that the umbilical cord is wrapped

around the baby's neck when that happens

in the labor and delivery process that

can cause serious problems because it

can get very tight especially as the

baby's coming down the birth canal in

such a situation the baby can suffer

from lack of oxygen to the brain and

birth asphyxia and hie so where there's

a nuchal cord in the labor and delivery

process and there are abnormalities on

the fetal monitor showing the baby's not

getting enough oxygen baby must be

delivered as quickly as possible by

cesarean section in order to prevent the

baby from suffering from lack of oxygen

birth asphyxia and hie all of which can

cause brain damage to the baby so if you

had a nuchal cord in the birthing

process or an umbilical cord wrapped

around the baby's neck and your baby

suffered an injury as a result you can

go to our website contact us we're happy

to talk about that investigate that for

you find out what happened

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