Umbilical cord being cut after the baby is born

Umbilical cord

A sort of tube connecting the foetus to the placenta. The umbilical cord transports nutrients and waste products to and from the placenta. After birth, the umbilical cord is cut.

Navelstreng

Soort buis die de foetus met de moederkoek verbindt. De navelstreng transporteert voedingsstoffen en afvalstoffen van en naar de moederkoek. Na de geboorte wordt de navelstreng doorgeknipt.

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