A 32-year-old female asked:
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what should i do if the babies umbilical cord fell off 9 days ago but thee is a bit of blood?

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Clean it: The umbilical stump is where 3 major blood vessels supplied the developing fetus with nutrients. When the stump separates there is occasionally residual blood and or flesh. Using rubbing alcohol to clean the site using an ear bud or cloth will help it dry & heal.
Answered on Aug 28, 2020

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