Cord

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Cord

A unit of volume used to measure quantities of firewood in Canada and the United States. The cord is equivalent to 3.62 cubic meters.
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The presence of nuchal cord seems to have no effect on the outcome of pregnancy in terms of birth weight, rate of stillbirth, or rate of vaginal delivery after induction (1-3, 5).
Instead we were told nuchal cord, which occurs when the umbilical cord crosses itself 360 degrees around the neck, is common in seven out of 10 babies and there was nothing to worry about.
There is never any attempt to feel for a tight nuchal cord or to clamp or cut if a tight cord is noticed.
3) A nuchal cord usually appears when the umbilical cord is four-fifths as long as the fetus.