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Lotus Birth trend keeps umbilical cord and placenta attached to baby for days

April 11, 2013 4:22 PM
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Lotus Birth trend keeps umbilical cord and placenta attached to baby for days

Think caring for a newborn is hard? Try a newborn that's still attached to its placenta!

The all-natural trend, called Lotus Birth or umbilical nonseverance, calls for a mother to allow the umbilican border to detach from her baby naturally, The New York Post reported.

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