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Old 08-22-2006, 01:17 PM   #1
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? for new moms


I was just curious about how long it took for your baby's cord to fall..
my baby will be 2 weeks tomorrow and cord still there ....I was told in hosp to clean it twice a day with alcohol...other people told me that they were told to just let it dry ( no alcohol )....
any info will be appreciated , thanks a bunch !

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Old 08-22-2006, 01:39 PM   #2
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It took 2 weeks and 3 days for my baby's cord to fall off.

it was kind of strange actually, one day it looked completely attached, and the next day it just fell off.

Old 08-22-2006, 02:01 PM   #3
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thanks for the reply faythey..
how did you clean it ( alcohol or just let it dry ) when I clean it with alcohol I always see dry blood on the cotton ??

Old 08-22-2006, 04:15 PM   #4
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Hi ! It took about two weeks for my baby's cord to fall off. I used a little acohol at first then if fell off by itself. ( my dog found it and showed it to us!)

Old 08-22-2006, 04:49 PM   #5
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Sousou - Have you gone to the Infant Care thread? I love this thread - the ladies on that board have already had their babies and are dealing with the same issues you are. You have to join the ladies there - they are great!

Old 08-22-2006, 09:17 PM   #6
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Two weeks without alcohol. Go to the Infant Care is terrific!

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