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7 Benefits of Using Baking Soda in your Baby’s Bath

There is one ingredient found in every kitchen pantry that does wonders for your baby’s skin: baking soda. It’s inexpensive and works as a perfect home remedy for many common baby skin problems. Many new parents are unaware of the benefits of using baking soda to promote skin health. Here are 7 benefits of adding 2–3 tablespoons of baking soda to the bath time routine: 1. Relieves Constipation Throughout infancy, constipation can be a common occurrence. As parents, we need to help relieve their symptoms as babies often resist passing hard or painful stools. If your baby is constipated, adding baking soda to the bath water can help relieve their symptoms. Warm bath water will help your child relax, plus the baking soda will make passing stools easier. It’s important to talk to your child’s physician if constipation continues so that the child’s diet, hydration levels, and nutritional intake do…