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UMBLICAL CORD CARE

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The first step in umbilical cord care will be the cutting of the cord. The umbilical cord will be cut at some point after the birth of your baby. The cord can usually be cut by you, the father of the baby, or someone else close to you. If you have a cesarean section or choose not to cut the cord this will be done by your doctor or midwife.

Cutting the Cord 

  1. Cord Clamping
  2. Preparing to Clean the Umbilical Cord
  3. Cleaning the Cord with a Cotton Swab
  4. Cleaning the Cord with a Cotton Ball
  5. The End Result of Cleaning
  6. Umbilical Cord's Get Clothes Dirty Too
  7. Before the Umbilical Cord Falls Off
  8. The Cord Stump