These amazing blood filled cords are proof of the physical link between mother and baby.
Just knowing that makes them even more beautiful.
Did you know that the yolk sac that was present during the very beginning stages of pregnancy, right after the egg was fertilized and began to develop, is what transforms into your baby's umbilical cord? Yup! So basically, next to your baby's heartbeat and neural tube, the umbilical cord is one of the first things to really develop.