Umbilical Scissors

 Umbilical scissors are especially  designed to cut the umbilical cord after delivery. These scissors are typically handheld, manual instruments with two thin, very wide blades with large, rounded, blunt tips that slide past each other (i.e., shearing action). The blades are attached to handles with the proximal end conformed as a ring to facilitate holding and operating with the fingers; both parts are joined by a swivel pin in the center. We carry both the American Pattern and the Busch Style by ADC, Konig and Miltex.