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The shape of the belly button is not determined by how it is tied or cut. It is
mostly random as the umbilical cord is clamped well away from the navel and does
not actually affect the shape of the belly button. The shape and size of the
belly button depend entirely on the way a child’s tummy heals after the cord
falls off. The belly button takes shape on its own. It is however determined by
how the umbilical cord was attached during development inside the womb and not
where it was cut.
A child gets nutrients and oxygen through the umbilical cord when the baby is in the womb but after birth the umbilical cord is not needed. Read more to know how you can take a little extra care.