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If your baby is a bath-hater, it is not necessary to make him go through the ordeal everyday especially in the precrawling stage. Giving him a sponge bath regularly and a bath every other day will keep him clean enough.
Safety comes first
Make sure you follow these safety measures while bathing your baby.
Don't make the mistake of leaving your baby unattended in the bath for even for a second. If the doorbell is ringing or you must answer the phone, carry him with you, wrapped in a towel. Drowning can occur in less than one inch of water within a minute.
Baby's bath water should not be too cold or too warm. Always test the water before you begin.
Wet babies are slippery babies. Take extra care while you hold baby in the bath.
Bathing baby immediately after a meal is not a good idea as it might result in his spitting up.
Never run the water with baby in the bath cause a sudden change of temperature can be dangerous.
Bathing baby only takes a little practice (which you will soon get) before you learn to do it just right for your baby.
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