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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We were 99% sure we were having a girl and then we still didn't know until they cut the umbilical cord and then saw the shock on everybody's faces.
Dr Weeks said: "At present if medical staff are concerned about a baby's breathing they have to cut the umbilical cord in order to move the baby to a resuscitator.
So he was very excitedwhen the gynaecologist asked him to cut the umbilical cord.
Doctors were sent to the airport to cut the umbilical cord as the mother delivered a healthy boy weighing 3 kg in the transit lounge.
I cut the umbilical cord with a knife as it was around the baby's neck.
If I ever have a son, the first thing I'm going to do is sit him down and make him watch videos of Taylor and Tiger in action (I might let them cut the umbilical cord off first).
So much so that he may even be ready to cut the umbilical cord and move out of his mum's place.
Shortly after the birth, paramedics arrived who were able to take over and cut the umbilical cord and check over the newborn, who weighed in at 5lb 15oz.
Staff helped Sue and little Joseph, who weighed 6lb6oz, into delivery where they cut the umbilical cord.
I cut the umbilical cord before rushing back to Amy.
Kenny, who was present for the birth and cut the umbilical cord, said nothing could match one of his kids being born - not even a world title win.
Since Chuck Noll had never written for us or crossed our path in any other way, it took a little time for us to cut the umbilical cord.