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The top part of the stump fell off on my LO (Where they clamp it) and she still had a piece of scab where the belly button should be. I kept it clean and dry, but one day it got mushy and I got scared.
The doctor said to keep an eye on it. Well the next day it kind of "ruptured" (bled a little) and I took her in to have it looked at.
The doctor removed the last little piece and told me to use an alcohol wipe on it every day a couple of times a day to dry it up and to make it a belly button.
It's all healed up now.
Hope that helps a bit.
Just keep it clean and dry.
You will be heading to the pedi in a week, right?
They will clean it up and give you further instructions if necessary. Resist the urge to mess with it. It truly is better left alone.