• Question: would the earliest humans have belly buttons, as they may not have been born and wouldn't need an umbilical cord

    Asked by sethmca21 to James, Ceri-Wyn, Anthony on 5 Jan 2019. This question was also asked by evamae.
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      James Cole answered on 5 Jan 2019:

      As far as I know, the earliest humans would certainly have had belly buttons as they would have had an umbilical cord. So, yes, they would have.