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almost 3 weeks

yeah my son will be 3 weeks friday...
my question is is it normal for
him to still have his bellybutton
on still.... it hasnt fallen off yet...
ive dont everything they have told me
but when i have my girl who its not 2 1/2
hurs only stayed on for about 5 days or so

stil strating to get on my nervs... i want
to rip it off ahahha.....


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Asked by Dayna-Marie at 2:39 PM on Jan. 21, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Are you putting alcohol on it ??? I would call the doctor. But it could take a little longer to fall off.


    Answer by Ann7227 at 2:42 PM on Jan. 21, 2009

  • my DD's stayed on for like 3 1/2 weeks because i thought oyu only had to put alcohol on it 1 time a day but then my friend said dab it with alcohol with each and every diaper change and 3 days later it came off

    Answer by Kennadismom at 2:46 PM on Jan. 21, 2009

  • If they put that blue dye stuff on it then it tends to take a little while to fall off. Still, 3 weeks is kind of long, but if you have an appointment soon I wouldn't rush in, but if it's not for a few weeks you might want to check it out.

    Answer by julipickle at 2:47 PM on Jan. 21, 2009

  • They put the blue due on my little girl's cord, and it just fell off a couple days ago. She turned 3 wks yesterday. I was told it can take up to 21 days, which is 3 wks. But they told me to put alcohol on it 3-4 times a day, but I did it with almost every diaper change just because it made me queezy to look at it sometimes. Just apply alcohol a little more often.

    Answer by srhmldndo at 2:51 PM on Jan. 21, 2009

  • thank you all yess i do put alcohol on it every
    diaper change... even somes just bc im bored....
    so thats why im not gettin why its not fallin off...
    but we do have a poc ap thuresday.... so i guess
    ill just have to wait.... and see what she says about it....

    thank you again....

    Answer by Dayna-Marie at 3:00 PM on Jan. 21, 2009

  • I was told not to put anything on it....especially alcohol! What happens when you put alcohol in one of your own open wounds?

    Some will take longer than others to come off. Just keep it clean and dry.

    Answer by TiccledBlue at 3:27 PM on Jan. 21, 2009

  • Normal. And half the doctors nowadays say not to put anything on it.

    Answer by Krysta622 at 4:23 PM on Jan. 21, 2009

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