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How to care for an infant's umbilical cord

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It used to be that they would have you put a bit of rubbing alcohol on it a few times a day to help it dry out faster . That's how it was with my older boys but with my youngest three we didn't need to do anything . Just wait for it to fall off on its own , we would bath them but not a long soaking bath just a quick one and then made sure to dry the area well after or let it air dry for a bit before you put clothes over it .

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