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Health Tip: Caring for Baby's Umbilical Cord
Keep stump clean and dry
-- Diana Kohnle
(HealthDay News) -- Baby's umbilical cord stump needs special care until it falls off -- usually within eight weeks of birth.
The American Academy of Pediatrics mentions these tips for new parents: