Cord

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CORD, measures. A cord of wood must, when the wood is piled close, measure eight feet by four, and the wood must be four feet long. There are various local regulations in our principal cities as to the manner in which wood shall be measured and sold.

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The biggest accomplishment has been to get everyone to give antibiotics preoperatively rather than after cutting the umbilical cord.
For infants delivered by cesarean, cord milking appears to offer benefits over the standard practice of waiting 45 to 60 seconds before clamping and then cutting the umbilical cord.
But murmurings over divisions could set the Welsh party on the path to eventually cutting the umbilical cord to London altogether.