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  1. Nuchal cord

    A nuchal cord occurs when the umbilical cord becomes wrapped around the fetal neck 360 degrees. Nuchal cords are very common, with prevalence rates of 6% to 37%. Up to half of nuchal cords resolve before delivery.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Nuchal Cord

    A complication of pregnancy in which the UMBILICAL CORD wraps around the fetal neck once or multiple times. In some cases, cord entanglement around fetal neck may not affect pregnancy outcome significantly. In others, the nuchal cord may lead to restricted fetal blood flow, oxygen transport, fetal development, fetal movement, and complicated delivery at birth.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nuchal cord in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nuchal cord in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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