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Bringing a child into the world is one of the most exciting moments in the lives of new parents, but can be a stressful time. You do not have enough experience to raise a newborn and one of the most complicated tasks presented the first time is to bathe the little. So we’ll let you ten tips to make the experience a great day for both.
- 1. Sponge baths at first: Before the umbilical cord falls off and the circumcision to heal completely, it is best to bathe the baby with the sponge and you should not wet the wound areas.
- 2. Use baby bath: Manage a small baby in a bathtub-sized adult is very difficult, so there are some tubs designed for newborns.
Cleaning your newborn can be a tricky business if you’re a mother or father for the first time and you’re not sure if what you do is fine with that delicate if it is too small. There are several options to give him a bath and a good cleaning your baby ranging from sponge baths to those in the sink or small tub.
During the first week or so more, it is best to make cleaning your baby a bath with a soft sponge or cloth delicate that it will not abuse your skin and warm water. This can be done until the umbilical cord falls off and the area in which it is to heal properly. You can wash your hands and face frequently and clean their genitals carefully after every diaper change.
And after the umbilical cord has fallen and its area has healed properly, you can begin to give your infant their first baths as it is so small, it is best to use an equally small and keep it safe as is the dishwasher in the kitchen sink in the bathroom or a small bath. Read the rest of this entry »
When newly born baby, do not need to be bathed too, as long as you properly clean the part that makes contact with the diaper whenever it changes. Bathing two or three times a week in the first year of life is more than enough, because otherwise it may dry out the skin.
During the first few weeks until it falls off the stump of the umbilical cord, you should only give sponge baths in a warm place on the bed or changing table or any hard surface, covered by a quilt or a fluffy towel, still hold with one hand, to prevent the child from falling.
Before you begin please have a pot with water, a damp sponge and rinse well (not containing soap scum), a mild soap suitable for the baby, keep your child covered with a towel and only discover the party will sanitize. Read the rest of this entry »