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My newborns cord fell off the rest of the way this morning and I dont know if im still sappose to clean it or not?

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Asked by nikkik526 at 9:45 AM on Jun. 16, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • yes, clean it....

    Answer by KFree907 at 9:48 AM on Jun. 16, 2010

  • some say clean it some say let it dry. do the same thing you did before it fell off. no bath until its healed. and if nervous can always all the doc...

    Answer by Bearsjen at 9:52 AM on Jun. 16, 2010

  • My pediatrician said just leave it be that it will take care of itself and as long as you are giving your baby a gentle bath every other or every 3rd day all will be well.

    Answer by ThrivingMom at 9:58 AM on Jun. 16, 2010

  • Time for tubbies!!

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:12 AM on Jun. 16, 2010

  • I asked the same thing when my son's fell off.. He now has a bath every night and there is still a little dark spot in there.. doctor said not to try to get it all off or it will bleed and possibly get infected.

    Answer by Lisa.Price at 11:28 AM on Jun. 16, 2010

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