There is indeed a special connection between every mother and child. When the baby is still inside the mother’s womb, this begins as a physical connection with the umbilical cord keeping mother and child together. It is through this cord connection that unborn children are able to receive the oxygen and nutrients they need. Once the mother gives birth to the child, the doctor cuts the cord, which leaves a small stump. Usually, this umbilical stump falls of on its own. In some cases, there is the possibility of the baby having an umbilical granuloma.