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Does tugging on umbilical cord cause herniated belly buttons?

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Dr. Pam Yoder
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
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In brief: "Innies" vs "Outies"

I am not aware of data showing a relationship.
If that were the case, we would probably see many more "outies" or umbilical hernias in children delivered in teaching hospitals :/.

In brief: "Innies" vs "Outies"

I am not aware of data showing a relationship.
If that were the case, we would probably see many more "outies" or umbilical hernias in children delivered in teaching hospitals :/.
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