Topical Breastmilk Fasten the Process of Umbilical Cord Separation and Prevent Infection on Babies

  title={Topical Breastmilk Fasten the Process of Umbilical Cord Separation and Prevent Infection on Babies},
  author={Eni Subiastutik},
  journal={IOSR Journal of Nursing and health Science},
  • E. Subiastutik
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
  • IOSR Journal of Nursing and health Science
Umbilical cord infection is one of the highest causes of baby’s deathin developing countries with high infant mortality rate. The umbilical cord may become the site for bacteria colonization that can cause infections such as omphalitis and neonatal sepsis. Umbilical cord care using milk containing anti-infective and anti-inflammatory topical can accelerate the separationtime of the umbilical cord and prevent infection in neonatal period. The purpose of this study to determine the effectiveness… 

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