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Umbilical cord

After the stump falls off, how do I care for the belly button? Does it still need to be swabbed with alcohol? I know my infant can bathe now....just can't remember what to do LOL


Asked by Anonymous at 12:55 PM on Mar. 17, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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Answers (3)
  • yeap absolutely nothing. as long as its healed nicely you can give your baby a nice warm bath. just be sure to keep it clean and dry once the baby is out of the bath

    Answer by MSully3 at 1:28 PM on Mar. 17, 2009

  • nothing... we never did anything, no alcohol either. :) my pedi never said to do anything after it fell off.

    Answer by celticreverie at 1:02 PM on Mar. 17, 2009

  • Once it's off youre good to go. just keep it clean:)

    Answer by calliesmommie at 2:28 PM on Mar. 17, 2009