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Umbilical cord question?!?!?

okay my little girls umblical cord just fell off and it's got alittle puss in the middle part of her belly do i clean it now that its not got the stump on it? or just give her a bath and wash with soap and water?

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Asked by Anonymous at 1:10 PM on Nov. 28, 2008 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • just give her a little bath and wash it with soap and water. if the puss continues call the pedi.

    Answer by sterlids at 1:21 PM on Nov. 28, 2008

  • yeah i would just give em a bath and clean it if it continues call your dr asap

    Answer by haileyraesmommy at 2:55 PM on Nov. 28, 2008

  • My son's was the same and I didn't immerse him into water until it was completely healed. The nurse said just clean it up with a qtip and alcohol. It worked well and now he's gotta cute butt shaped belly button haha.

    Answer by britni11 at 4:58 PM on Nov. 28, 2008

  • dont get water in it just use alcohol still. the doctor will tell you when you can give her a reg bath.

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:05 AM on Nov. 29, 2008

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