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Nov 10, After all, the little stump is a souvenir of the 9 months you spent with a special connection, even if it’s looking a little gross these days. Now that umbilical cord is about to fall shrubhauling.barted Reading Time: 4 mins. Jun 11, It took nearly 3 weeks for our LO's stump to fall off!!
He was sponge bathed up until then. When it finally came off he was in the bath the next day. We were ALL ready for his first bath! We waited a week between the stump falling off and DD having her first bath.
The belly button looked like it needed a little more healing right after it. Feb 07, Taking care of the stump. 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. Researchers now say this might kill bacteria. Aug 24, After the stump falls off, it won’t take long for the belly button to look like a belly button. There may be some blood or scabbing still, since the cord is like a scab. Never pick at your Author: Taylor Norris. Apr 13, Isabella's stump fell off yesterday, she has a hardened area of ooze in the middle of her belly button (outtie), is it safe to give her a bath?
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