Redness around umbilicus

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

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