Miracle Baby Survives Being Born with Umbilical Cord Wrapped Six Times Around Neck
Doctors say they have never seen anything like this before and wonder how one baby managed to survive in the womb after the infant was born with her umbilical cord wrapped six times like a snake around its neck. The presiding doctor who delivered the baby naturally said never in his 23 years of practice had come across such a situation and said it was a miracle the baby survived. Both mother and child were also given a clean bill of health.
1A medical marvel says doctors who had never seen anything like this before
Being touted as nothing short of a medical marvel. The baby was born in Hubei, China to a woman named Dai at Yichang Central Hospital. The healthy boy baby now being called a miracle baby was a natural delivery but what doctors found horrified them. They found that his umbilical cord had been wrapped six times around his neck. They were baffled as to how he survived his term in the womb without being strangulated.
2Doctors stunned to find the umbilical cord wrapped around the infant’s neck several times
The healthy male infant weighed 3 kg or 6.6 pounds and though doctors were stunned, they also mentioned it wasn’t unusual for the umbilical cord to be wrapped around the neck of a newborn but six times without causing any harm was completely unheard of. One doctor said that he had been practice for 23 years and still never come across such a case.
3Coiled tightly like a snake
The infant now a medical marvel had the umbilical cord wrapped tightly and coiled like a snake around its neck. Even mom Dai was not harmed in any way. After the delivery, the doctors managed to cut away the umbilical cord-free.