Umbilical bandage for newborns
Umbilical hernia – a fairly common phenomenon in newborns, which in most cases is independently eliminated by the 3rd year due to the strengthened in the development of the muscles of the abdominal wall. But even a small hernia serves as a reason for serious concern to moms who are beginning to look for a way to quickly eliminate this pathology.
At one time, the most common method of treating the umbilical hernia was the copper pinoc attached to the navel (our grandmothers fixed a protrusion that was noticeable with tension and standing), and our physicians recommended a more sterile and humane method of fixing with an adhesive plaster. And although to date the most effective method of treating hernia is massage, putting the newborn on the tummy and strengthening the muscles of the abdomen exercises, the desire to fix the frightening protrusion is not gone away. Now for the treatment and prevention of hernia, not only special patches are offered, but also a bandage for newborns.
Pediatricians in some cases can recommend this anti-gingival belt, but the decision to use is taken solely by the parents, since the effectiveness of the belt in infants has not yet been proven.
Umbilical bandage for newborns is made of soft elastic fabric and looks like a narrow or wide belt, and on the center there is a small or large hernial limiter from the sealant. It is designed to support the umbilical ring and fix the internal organs of the abdomen in the correct position. How he looks and how to properly wear it, you can see the photo.
The first month after birth, the navel of the newborn is a wound that gradually heals. To the area.