Umbilical Cord Care

Umbilical cord care

Even after the baby is born a part of still clings on to the baby- the umbical cord stump.  The umbilical cord is a tube like structure that carries oxygen and food from the mother to the baby and the waste products from the baby to the mother which can be eliminated from the mother’s body. After the baby is born though the umbical cord is cut, a part of it remains attached to the baby’s navel.  Immediately after birth, the stump looks yellowish […]