Should I clean behind my baby boy’s foreskin?
The foreskin is fused to the head of the penis and retracts on its own around the age of puberty. Until then, there is no need to clean under it.
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You will need a soft washcloth and a clean basin, sink, or baby bathtub. Baby shampoo and soap can be used. Be sure to use baby products, as babies have more sensitive skin than adults and require special products. Alternatively, if your baby isn't …
There is no need to bathe your baby every day. With the wiping they receive after feeding and nappy changes, most babies only need a bath every other day. Bathing them several times a week can dry out their skin.
It is debatable how much water to use. Some people advise a water level of just 5-8 centimetres and keeping your baby warm during their bath by pouring warm water over their body. Others say that a water level that covers your baby’s …