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With Dylan, we just took it for granted that everything was healing okay, and when the stump came off I rolled it up in a diaper without a second thought.
I know lots of people don't just throw the last remnants of their childrens' physical connections to them in the garbage, but I couldn't quite imagine what I would do with either of my kids' cord-stumps. Keep them in a little box? String them together and hang them from the Christmas tree each year? Put them in a shadow box and display them in the front room along with any other sentimental biological specimens I gather throughout their youth, such as teeth and hair? I don't know, really.
Tell me, what happened to your kids' umbilical stumps? Did you keep them, do something meaningful with them, or, like me, toss them in the -- haaaa, GROSS -- "Yard Debris & Food" recycling bin?
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