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this is a weird question but, y do we have belly buttons!? xD

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You're right. That is a weird question. Here's another one: did Adam and Eve have belly buttons?

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No, I say no, faith in our generation... *:/

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That is where we were connected to our mother as we grew in the womb.

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The umbilical cord attaches the baby to the mother. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Umbilical_cord

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That's where the umbilical cord was connected to you and your mother and that's how you ate your food! When you were born it was cut and tied in a knot

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The belly button is not where the cord is cut. The cord is cut farther away. The belly button forms on its own naturally, and the uncut part of the cord falls off naturally over time.
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That knot holds your legs on. Don't untie your belly button.

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I thought it was to collect lint so you could use it to knit a sweater.
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Lint collection is it's secondary function. Don't untie your belly button or your legs will fall off. I thought everyone knew that.
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I'll be careful when I'm digging around in there. I wouldn't want it to come untied by accident.
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Lol!
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Don't push too hard JD, when you push, your we*ner falls off.
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Uh oh! Ruined for life!!! :)
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Uh oh!
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The belly button (or navel) is where your umbilical cord attached when you were in your mother's uterus. The umbilical cord attached to a pancake-shaped disc called the placenta which attached to the wall of your mother's uterus. Before being born, you received all your food and oxygen from your mother through the umbilical cord and on through your navel.

When you are born, your body naturally closes one end of the umbilical cord and makes the cord fall off. Your belly button is *not* a scar or a tie that the doctor created when he/she cut the umbilical cord. The belly button forms naturally. The cut is made farther up the cord than the navel so that the belly button can form naturally. Whether you have an "outie" or an "innie" belly button has nothing to do with how the doctor cuts the cord. All of this is obvious to anyone who has had children.

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Great explanation! Star!
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Great explanation. No other answers are required.
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