How To Bathe A Baby

How to give a sponge bath to the baby
  • Sponge bath is recommended till the umbilical cord stump falls
  • It prevents the stump area from getting damp during the healing process
Simple techniques
    1. You will need, a tub of warm water. sponge cloths, liquid baby soap, baby shampoo, soft dry towel
    2. Keep the room warm
    3. Turn off fans/air-conditioner before undressing
    4. Start with baby's legs
    5. Keep one hand around to prevent slipping
    6. Clean baby from clean area to dirty area
    7. Clean eyes, Ears and behind ears
    8. Wipe face with dry cloth
    9. Lift chin and wipe neck region
    10. Wipe torso and arms
    11. Use a mild baby soap
    12. Wipe off the soap well with moist sponge
    13. Clean his legs, especially the folds

These remedies are based on the principles of Ayurveda, the ancient Indian science of healing, and are completely natural, non-invasive, and can be prepared at home. Consult your doctor if the symptoms persist. Refer to the terms of use.

Sonali Shivlani

Childbirth Educator,

Sonali Shivlani is an internationally certified pregnancy, lactation and child nutrition counselor. She has worked with more than 15,000 couples and has conducted pregnancy and parenting sessions and workshops internationally. She is the Executive Director of the Pregnancy Fitness Educator Program at CAPPA International and trains candidates in the field of prenatal fitness.

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