The umbilical stump

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The umbilical stump comes off while you are giving your newborn a sponge bath. You should seek medical assistance for which of the below circumstances.

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  • Notify your pediatrician when the cord comes off.
  • Notify your pediatrician if you notice around the location where the cord was some yellow discharge, redness, swelling and/or odor
  • If the cord has not come off within 10 days

You should take your newborn to the obstetrician who delivered your baby and not the pediatrician