Sponge bath is recommended till the umbilical cord stump falls It prevents the stump area from getting damp during the healing process
Category: Daily care
Find out more about changing your baby’s diaper, giving a sponge bath and all other day-to-day jobs involved in taking care of your baby.
Cloth nappies are washable & re-usable They do not lead to skin rashes Using cloth diapers enables the child get potty trained faster
Till the umbilical cord stump falls off, you should give your baby a sponge bath to make sure that the stump area doesn’t get damp during the healing process.
Relaxes the baby Puts baby to sleep Regulates sleep cycles Makes baby feel safe Helps baby bond with the mother
Here’s what you will need to keep handy while you change your baby’s diaper: A changing mat Some cotton & a cotton cloth And a clean diaper
Start taking care of the baby’s oral hygiene as early as possible New-borns have their tooth buds already formed