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It's Bath Time!

It's Bath Time!

It's bath time!

Most babies love a nice bath. It's warm, it's soothing and it's relaxing. And because babies love skin-to-skin contact, bathing offers another great opportunity for warm interaction between you and your little one.

Ten tips for good, clean fun:

1. How often should baby have a bath? Check with your doctor; more than likely, he or she won't recommend a daily bath for your newborn. The frequency depends on your climate, your baby's health, and the time of year. Sponge baths are a good idea until baby is about 6 weeks old. Use warm water and a soft cloth to clean all those baby parts that need special attention


About The Author

Topeka, Kansas native Jill Tomlin writes about health issues for Your Baby Today. Her work appears in national publications.

The content on these pages is provided as general information only and should not be substituted for the advice of your physician.

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