Baby’s day out is fun from A to Z, regardless of what the baby does. All the time the child may be enjoying himself and his activities will also be a treat for parents to observe. Why let this fun end when bathing the child? With some application of mind, you could make baby bathing an interesting activity for the child, and hence for yourself as well. All you need on hand are a few baby-bathing products, bath toys, and robes that are not only baby skin friendly, but also handy bathroom accessories any mom would love to stock her bathroom with.
For the person who has never experienced the joys and the challenges associated with bathing a babybaby bath, www.bathbaby.org,, we have a few tips that will make the process go smoother while keeping safety in mind. Planning for bath time is very important. Make a commitment not to take a phone call or answer the door when you are bathing baby. Let your friends and relatives know when the baby bath is scheduled so they will have no cause for alarm when their calls and visits are not acknowledged. As your reward, you can use bath time as an excuse not to answer phone calls from your boss or mother-in-law.
When everything is ready and double checked, undress baby leaving the vest on, clean the nappy area, remove the vest and wrap baby in the baby towel, this will keep them warm and stop any panic of being undressed, clean the eyes, ears and nose.
Gather all your baby bath products and have them within easy reach. Some moms keep all the essentials in a kit that organizes the items in the order that they become necessary in the process. The baby soap and shampoo should be at the front of the kit with the q-tips, cotton balls and washcloth next and the baby skincare products, hooded bath towels and clothing last in line. Keep your baby bath kit well stocked and stored near where you will be bathing the baby.
When you are ready to lift baby out place your free hand under the bottom and gently lift on to the towel. Place baby diagonally across the towel fold the bottom corner up over the feet then fold in the two sides, pick baby up and cuddle while you pat dry paying attention to skin creases, drying must be gentle but thorough. Dress baby quickly, they are unable to efficiently regulate their own temperature.