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Bath time Jax 3 kids; Sydney, NS, Australia 2888 posts
31st Jan '13

How often do you bath your newb?
LO will be 5 weeks this Saturday and I bath him every night before his last bottle. SO thinks he doesn't need a bath every day and can have one every second or third day.

Daphne Westcott 17 kids; Johannesburg, South Africa 410 posts
31st Jan '13

I dont know hoe other parents feel but i bathed my son every night before bed

κατι 1 child; Memphis, Tennessee 3143 posts
31st Jan '13

They don't need baths everyday that young,because they don't get that dirty and it dries their skin. Every 3 days is perfect.

2Air Force Brats Due July 12; 2 kids; Portales, NM, United States 1362 posts
31st Jan '13

Well while i healed from my c section.. in a baby tub... after that it depended on my mood. but more than often i got into a shower with him and washed him standing up... ( he loved the water on his back) and i could hand him off to the husband so i could bathe. other times i kept the water shallow and used my legs to hold his head up and his body kinna float.

Addilyn & Brielle's Mommy 2 kids; 4 angel babies; Olympia, WA, United States 2851 posts
31st Jan '13

When my daughter was that little it was every 2-3 days. I was always told not to bathe them every day when they were so little. Now depending on how dirty she gets at dinner time it is every day or every other day and she is 14 months old.

2Air Force Brats Due July 12; 2 kids; Portales, NM, United States 1362 posts
31st Jan '13

Omg.. totally misred that... every 3 days. alaska is too dry to wash him any more often! and still gotta soak him in lotion.constantly lol

DeanJade&Mak's Mom 3 kids; Covina, CA, United States 8822 posts
31st Jan '13

I co showered them so twice a day lol

Kelly&Coralie 1 child; Rochester, NY, United States 56009 posts
31st Jan '13

With soap, every 2-3 days
with just water, as needed.



Soap everyday can be really bad for thier skin.

Jax 3 kids; Sydney, NS, Australia 2888 posts
31st Jan '13

I mainly bath him everyday, coz its so hot here right now and he sweats heaps. Also he's a bit of a pig at feed time and has milk run down his cheek and it sits in the crease of his neck.

Vivialopod 2 kids; Vantaa, Finland 42788 posts
31st Jan '13

Every two days or so. I'd just wipe her down with a warm washcloth the other days.

Addilyn & Brielle's Mommy 2 kids; 4 angel babies; Olympia, WA, United States 2851 posts
31st Jan '13
Quoting DeanJade&Maksims Momma:" I co showered them so twice a day lol"


You shower twice a day? Or did you mean every 2 days lol

Jax 3 kids; Sydney, NS, Australia 2888 posts
31st Jan '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting Kelly&Coralie:</b>" With soap, every 2-3 days with just water, as needed. Soap everyday can be really bad for thier skin."</blockquote>




I only bathe him in water because of this reason. I might use products maybe once or twice a week.

Kelly&Coralie 1 child; Rochester, NY, United States 56009 posts
31st Jan '13
Quoting J&T+3:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Kelly&Coralie:</b>" With soap, every 2-3 days with just water, ... [snip!] ... skin."</blockquote> I only bathe him in water because of this reason. I might use products maybe once or twice a week."

if it is just water then every day should be fine, unless his skin is really dry afterwards

Jax 3 kids; Sydney, NS, Australia 2888 posts
31st Jan '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting Kelly&Coralie:</b>" if it is just water then every day should be fine, unless his skin is really dry afterwards"</blockquote>




No his skin is nowhere near dry. We have massage time after his bath :)

Tristan and Auroras mummy 2 kids; Australia 595 posts
31st Jan '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting J&T+3:</b>" How often do you bath your newb? LO will be 5 weeks this Saturday and I bath him every night before his ... [snip!] ... him every night before his last bottle. SO thinks he doesn't need a bath every day and can have one every second or third day."</blockquote>




I was told everyday for a certain amount of time then can bath them every second day so there skin doesn't dry out and builds up there immune system..but I guess it's really up to the mumma some babies sleep better with baths