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UWMC Mother Baby Unit | 1959 N.E. Pacific St., Seattle, WA 98195 DRAFT If the area around your baby’s umbilical cord stump gets dirty, clean it. To do this: • First, wash your hands well. • Then, use a clean cotton ball soaked with warm water to clean between the cord and your baby’s tummy. This is not painful for your baby.