The Top 11 Myths Told to Pregnant Moms

4. Don’t kneel down while pregnant or the umbilical cord will kink, or wrap around the baby, or whatever
Jason: Many women are afraid of this one. Luckily, Mother Nature has outsmarted us all and surrounded the baby with amniotic fluid, so that he or she floats in there just fine in any position the mommy gets in. The umbilical cord is always free to wrap around body parts and often does, but overwhelmingly to no consequence. And if there is a problem with the cord wrapped around something, most often the baby’s neck, we can see signs of that during labor, and can make sure that the baby is OK.

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