How to clean a baby’s belly button?
What happens if I dont clean my belly button? If you don’t clean your belly button regularly and the circumstances are just right, microorganisms can proliferate and cause an infection, Edidiong Kaminska, M.D., a dermatologist at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, tells SELF.
What is a safe way to clean your belly button? Method 1 of 2: Creating a Regular Cleansing Routine Wash your belly button whenever you shower. The best time to clean your belly button is during a regular bath or shower. Use plain soap and water for routine washing. You don’t need anything fancy to wash your navel. Deep-clean an innie with a washcloth or cotton swab. Pat your belly button dry when you’re done.
How often do you clean your belly button? If your belly button is dirt-prone, you should clean it on days you start to notice it. If it always looks clean to the naked eye, you may only need to clean your belly button once every two weeks.
Are you supposed to clean your belly button? Your belly button should be cleaned just like all the other parts of the body; otherwise, the area can develop gnarly smells and infections, often paired with red, itchy, and scabby skin-especially if you have a navel piercing.