Umbilical hernia is a health problem in which the umbilical cord does not close automatically after birth and thus, through this weakened areas, the intestine bulges out and gives rise to hernia. It is the connection between mother and child during the gestation period and acts as a bridge to deliver nourishment to the baby. Ideally, this cord should close by its own soon after birth. And when it does not, umbilical hernia occurs.
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