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Bath after umbilical cord is off

How long after your childs umbilical cord feel off did you give them a bath? My sons fell off a day ago and didnt know when I could bath him.

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Asked by Anonymous at 9:11 AM on Oct. 27, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • You can start giving him a bath now. Just gently wash over the site with a warm wash cloth. No worries :)

    Answer by Proudparent707 at 9:17 AM on Oct. 27, 2009

  • I waited about a week. I called her pedi and they told me it was good to wait a few days only bc sometimes there's "gunk" that's still in there that hasn't fallen out with everything else.

    Answer by piercedbeauty21 at 9:29 AM on Oct. 27, 2009

  • I gave her a bath right away.

    Answer by sopheeahsmommy at 12:02 PM on Oct. 27, 2009

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