My baby is 10 days today and her Umbilical cord hasn't fallen yet. In the hospital, the midwives ask us to use only moko methylated spirit only. Pls, What do I do?
Dr. Dara Abiodun

Medical Doctor

Please be patient, the umbilical cord will fall in due time. Some baby's cord take some time to fall. It may take up to 14 - 21 days in some cases...if still worried or there is sign of infection, kindly see a doctor for further evaluation and treatment