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    tonaann posted:
    i have a four month old baby girl and last night while getting her ready for a bath i notice her belly button was bleeding. is there anything i can do and what is causing it? if you could please help that would be great.
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    simplyelizabeth responded:
    This happen to my son when he was 2 months old.For him part of the umbilical cord did not fall off. Call your pediatrician for an appointment, and they will put silver nitrate on it. I am not sure what the medical term is for this though, but its fairly common.
     
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    simplyelizabeth responded:
    This happen to my son when he was 2 months old.For him part of the umbilical cord did not fall off. Call your pediatrician for an appointment, and they will put silver nitrate on it.


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