After birth of baby umbilicus seperates on 5th Or 7 th day.
Initially there can be redness in that area.
At this stage one needs to take good care otherwise this can get infected.
1.Apply surgical spirit with a swab 4 to 5 times a day.
2. If it gets wet, pat dry it and then apply spirit.
3. Do not apply oil or any ointment over it.
4.The scab will seperate in a day Or two. Sometimes at this stage there can be slight bleeding. You need to put pressure on it with a dry gauge for a minute or two, the bleeding usually stop. At this stage do not apply any thing.
Later on spirit can be applied.
5.This will take another 5 to 6 days to heal