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Your baby's poo: what's normal and what's not.

Tomball Office - Kuykendahl Rd. # Tomball, Tx. Fax:An infant’s umbilical cord should eventually dry up and fall off on its own by the time the baby is eight weeks old. In the meantime, keep the area clean and dry by giving the baby sponge baths rather than submersing him in the tub.

Fold diapers below. Feb 07, Your baby's umbilical cord stump dries out and eventually falls off - usually within one to three weeks after birth. In the meantime, treat the area gently: Keep the stump dry. Parents were once instructed to swab the stump with rubbing alcohol after every diaper change. How to clean newborn umbilical cord. You can help your baby’s umbilical cord fall off and heal faster by keeping it dry. Keep your baby’s diaper folded below the umbilical cord stump.

You want to make sure the cord is open to air. Give your baby a sponge bath to keep the cord dry. Most bathtubs, like this one are sloped. This helps you. How long will my baby have an umbilical cord stump? The stump will dry up and drop off in about 7 to 21 days, leaving a small wound that may take a few days to heal. When the stump falls off, you may notice a little blood on the diaper – don't worry, it's normal. Dec 13, When It Will Fall Off.

Pin. Every newborn is different. Some cord stumps fall off within days of delivery. Others can take up to three weeks to fall off. The average time that the cord will dry up and fall off is 10 to 15 days. Be sure that you do not pull on it, even if it looks like it’s only hanging on by a thread. Pulling it off can cause bleeding. How to Care For the Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins.