So her stump fell off yesterday at 8 days old but I can’t tell if there is still some left in her belly button or if it is just dried blood. What do you guys think? I’m scared to 1887 Wilmington MA with it. Is it okay to give her a bath now or should I continue to do sponge baths? Her next appointment isn’t until. Aug 04, my son's umbilical cord stump fell off this am, He does have some mild herniation according to the pedi.
however, part of the navel is still moist looking and not healed over by new skin.
Keep the area around the stump clean by only using warm water and washcloth when needed. Keep it dry by only sponge bathing until the cord falls off and folding your baby's diaper below the stump. Rubbing alcohol is not neces.
Few weeks old baby Question: Do umbilical cord stump bleeds after fall off the umbilical stumpchopping.buzz baby girl's umbilical cord fell off on her 9th day but the some bleeding is continuing till day (14th day).
I am cleaning this with spirit and cotton. Feb 05, Find answers & help on '#AskTheExpert my baby is 45 days old. still her belly button does not heal completely after stump falls off how long will it take usually.' at FirstCry Parenting.