i. Umbilical Cord Care


In the first two weeks, your baby's umbilical cord will dry up and fall off.

Keep the umbilical cord clean and dry.You will receive information on how to care for your baby's umbilical cord while you are in the hospital.

See a doctor if:

  • the area around the cord becomes red or inflamed
  • the cord smells bad
  • ​it is leaking pus or liquid