Why is my newborns vagina puffy?
Is it normal to constantly worry about newborn?
How long do newborns eyes stay swollen?
Newborn Vaginal Bleeding. It can start any time from 2-10 days of life. This is normal and called false menses. The cause is the sudden drop-off in the mother’s estrogen (a hormone) after birth. The blood-tinged or pink discharge should not last more than 3 or 4 days.
Why does my baby scratch her privates?
Swelling at the top of the head should go down within a few days, while swelling from friction will go down within two to three months. Call your doctor if swelling increases or lasts longer than normal.
To clean your baby girl’s labia, wet a cotton ball with warm water, hold your baby’s legs apart and wipe between the labia with the cotton ball. Start at the front and gently wipe backwards. Use a new cotton ball if you need to wipe again. Dry your baby’s genital area by gently patting with a soft towel.
What does it mean when a girl is swollen down there?
Both male and female infants may develop swollen and red genitals during their passage through the birth canal. This is thought to be due to increased levels of hormones, or due to a prolonged labor. Fluid may also accumulate in some areas with loose tissue, such as the female vagina and labia, as well as in the face.