Wednesday, 22 August 2012

Baby Belly Button Healing

The baby umbilical cord is cut after birth and usually completely heal by 2 months time.

Do & Don't on the new belly button
Activity Care
Bath Preferably to give sponge bath to baby until stump has come off completely. Use damp cloth and pat around to clean the belly area and subsequently dry cloth to dry the belly area.&
Touching Avoid touching belly button until it's completely healed. Avoid remove stump by force as this can cause bleeding that trigger infections.
Cloths Avoid covering stump too much as fresh air can help to heal faster.
Observation Bring baby to see doctor ASAP Whenever there is redness or oozes yellow puss or developed bad odor or baby having fever.

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