Caring For Your Baby's Umbilical Cord

Caring For Your Baby's Umbilical Cord

Based on content from the baby care experts at JOHNSON'S®.

Your newborn's umbilical-cord area requires special care until it heals. Don't be afraid to clean your baby's cord: the quicker the base dries, the sooner the cord will fall off. You should clean the area each time you change your baby's diaper. To clean the cord safely, take a cotton swab, cotton square or cotton round and clean around the base of the cord.

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