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baby's cord fell off yesterday????

Well my baby's cord fell off yesterday, and i really want to give him a bath. do you think its ok. it still looks a little raw. but not too bad... someone please help me. im so anxious about giving him his first bath.

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Asked by a.whaley38401 at 12:14 PM on Nov. 11, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Go ahead, just remember to rinse the cord area well with plain water. Have fun and keep ahold of that slippery baby!

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:17 PM on Nov. 11, 2009

  • Yep your ready to go, I wiped around the area gently, not inside of it or anything, just be careful still and enjoy the first bath!

    Answer by MommaRox4683 at 12:18 PM on Nov. 11, 2009

  • is it ok if it gets soap on it or in it??????????

    Answer by a.whaley38401 at 12:19 PM on Nov. 11, 2009

  • i just would fill thebaby tub up just a little and be sure you dont get soap in the belly button.... you dont want to dry it out.

    Answer by AmaliaD at 12:23 PM on Nov. 11, 2009

  • You good to go, just rinse it well.

    Answer by BusyBeesmom at 12:23 PM on Nov. 11, 2009

  • Don't use soap. it dries out the babies skin. but yeah you are good to go!!

    Answer by NoahsMomma418 at 1:43 PM on Nov. 11, 2009

  • Yes!! You can give him a bath as soon as it falls off :) Take lots of pics!!! (and video tape) ahh, I miss those first moments.

    Answer by mamie2shoes at 1:49 PM on Nov. 11, 2009

  • Aww my babies fell of yesterday too :) Like others have said, it's fine to give him a bath now. I'm anxious to give my little one his first bath too, I'm just waiting for his daddy to get home to video tape it.

    Answer by Jacki88 at 4:47 PM on Nov. 11, 2009

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