16 Ways to Turn Your Baby's Umbilical Cord into Art -- Shut Up, It's Not Gross

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The placenta is officially old news: Make way for the umbilical cord! Once an overlooked byproduct of birth, the humble umbilical cord is now at last getting its day in the sun (so to speak), with new moms turning these anatomical souvenirs into art, photographing their designs, and hanging them in their homes as keepsakes. But is the, um, creative new trend for you?

Click through our slideshow of umbilical art and see if inspiration strikes -- or if you're more "inspired" to leave your baby bungee cord behind at the hospital!

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