Table 3

Summary of Cord Treatment in our Sample (N = 35)
Was anything put on the umbilical cord?
Don’t know =  6 (17.1%)
No =  4 (11.4%)
Yes =  25 (71.4%)
What was put on the umbilical cord? (27 out of 35 provided a response)
12/27 (44.4%) Shea Butter Alone
6/27 (22.2%) Combination (oil and spirits, spirits and plaster, earth and juice from pou plant, shea butter and ground shea nuts)
4/27 (14.8%) Nothing
3/27 (11.1%) Oil Alone
1/27 (3.7%) Ground Shea Nuts Alone
1/27 (3.7%) Spirits (alcohol)

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Moyer et al. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2012 12:50   doi:10.1186/1471-2393-12-50

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