The umbilical cord in questions

More than a link between you during these nine months, the umbilical cord is also there to feed and oxygenate your future baby ... To learn more, take our quiz!

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The umbilical cord is there from the beginning of the pregnancy:

That's right. It's wrong.


It is in the second week of pregnancy that your baby "gets away". A week before he had nested in the heart of the uterine lining. Now he is trying to get away from it, while staying in touch with your amniotic cavity that will feed him (this is where the future placenta is formed). There hangs a kind of tiny "sucker", from which the cord will develop.