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

Abstract

Objectives:motherandchild

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.

Conclusions:

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