You will need
- - Zelenka;
- hydrogen peroxide;
- - cotton swabs;
- - cotton balls.
At discharge mom and baby from the hospital, as a rule, the umbilical cord already, but there is only the umbilical wound, for which need special care. You must make sure that this area was always dry and clean. To reduce the risk of infection of the umbilical wound and umbilical sepsis development, twice a day to treat the umbilical wound.
So the baby did not have a problems with healing of the navel, the umbilical wound should be properly treated. To do this, prepare everything you need and wash your hands thoroughly.
Index finger and thumb grasp the skin around the navel and gently open the wound. Soak a cotton swab with hydrogen peroxide and clean the wound from the center to the outer edges, gently remove detachable sores.
Blotted movements dry the wound with a sterile cotton ball. If necessary, DAB the navel several times, each time changing the fleece for a new one.
Now treat the navel with a solution of one of the antiseptics. But it's worth noting that green paint causes oozing, and potassium permanganate dries. Therefore, it is better to treat it with potassium permanganate.
To process the navel need to until the umbilical wound heals and will not sukrovichnye, serous secretions or crusts, and treatment with a peroxide will not form a foam.
The navel usually heals by the end of the second week and at the same time, the reduction of the skin of the umbilical ring.
The healing process may be delayed if the navel becomes wet and the child is always in a diaper or clothes that are too closely intertwined with the area of the umbilical wound and puts pressure on the skin.
The shape of the navel, by the way, not depends on the skill of the one who cut it, and depends solely on the personality of the child. Is that a newborn's belly button sticks out. There is nothing wrong with, and usually goes away by the end of the first year of life. But if it really bothers you, try to put the baby on his stomach often.