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What to do if umbilical cord is bleeding

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05/21/14

My son's umbilical chord had fallen off and was bleeding. I called up the pediatrician in a panic and sounded frantic because I was flipping out.

He told me to apply pressure, which I was, and to put Vaseline on some gauze and place it on there. He said it happens often and to not worry.

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