Should I use soap when bathing my baby?
Soap is not necessary, but if it is to be used, then be sure to use baby soap. Baby skin is more delicate than adult skin and products made for adults can be too harsh on baby skin.
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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 …