Tag: umbilical hernia

Baby’s Umbilical Cord Stump: How to Care for it?

on March 8, 2018
Baby’s Umbilical Cord Stump: How to Care for it?

Caring for the newborn becomes an imperative part of maternal life. The tiny bundle of warmth is so fragile that we are often worried about the do’s and don’ts. And oh! What about the last reminder of its stay in the womb that’s still attached to the body? Yes, the little remnant of umbilical cord. […]

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Umbilical Hernia in Children: Cause and Symptoms

on October 12, 2017
Umbilical Hernia in Children: Cause and Symptoms

Umbilical hernia is common in babies, especially in premature babies. It occurs when a section of a fatty tissue or bowel pokes out through an area close to the belly button. Before delivery, the baby is connected to the mother through the umbilical cord. The cord passes through a small opening in the muscles of […]

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