Comparing the Impact of Topical Application of Human Milk and Chlorhexidine on Cord Separation Time in Newborns

Abbaszadeh, et al, Pak J Med Sci. 2016 PAKISTANI STUDY



The best umbilical cord care after birth is a controversial issue. Aim of this research was to compare the effect of topical application of hu man milk and chlorhexidin on cord separation time in newborns.


Topical application of breast milk on umbilical cord care leads to quick cord separation time and can be us ed as easy, cheep, non injury methods for umbilical cord care