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A 28-year-old female asked:

My obgyn said the cord was wrapped around my babys neck im 24 weeks and the movment is decreased?anything that can be done im scared

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Relax: About 1 in 3 babies have the umbilical cord wrapped around the neck - and complications because of that is very uncommon. There is no recommendation for treating this specific condition. However, if you are not feeling your baby move regularly (at least 10 times per day) you should see your doctor.

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Last updated Apr 12, 2013

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