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A 34-year-old male asked:

Tonight my newborn's umbilical cord fell off, and she looks really pale. should i be concerned?

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Dr. Charlene Sojico
Pediatrics 41 years experience
She should: Not look pale with separation of the cord unless she is bleeding.You need to take her to the emergency room tonite if she is breathing fast, labored breathing and looking sick.Or you can call on call doctor for advice.

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Last updated Nov 1, 2012

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