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bathing your baby

Bath time is one of the most enjoyable parts of the day, for all the family. Here are some tips to help make it safe, easy and fun.

Your newborn baby will usually cry for the first few bath times – this is quite normal. After a while your baby will soon come to love bath time.

How to Bath Your Newborn Baby

what you may need.

bathing tips

  • bathing tips babies rely on the sense of smell and touch – so spend quality time by cuddling and caressing your baby to make them feel secure.
  • feel secure. newborn babies – it's best to use only a small amount of baby toiletries in the early weeks – or just plain water and cotton wool.
  • cotton wool. bath time is an excellent activity for dads to get involved in too, by sharing the practical care of their baby or child. Bath time also helps with establishing a good bedtime routine as your baby gets older.
  • baby gets older. it goes without saying, but never leave your baby or young child alone in the bath – even for a second. It's just not worth the risk.

caring for your baby's skin

  • caring for your baby's skin whether you or your partner are changing your baby's nappy or giving your baby a massage, it's such a special time to bond together – so reassuring and comforting for both of you.
  • feel secure. newborn babies – it's best to use only a small amount of baby toiletries in the early weeks – or just plain water and cotton wool.
  • together – so reassuring and comforting for both of you.

all we know baby toiletries

  • contains extracts of chamomile and olive oil
  • midwife tested
  • suitable from birth

1. gather all you need

2. wash baby's eyes & face

3. lower baby into bath

4. dry your baby well

5. cuddle time