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How to Give a Proper Newborn Bath – A Step by Step Guide

Learning how to give a newborn baby a bath is one area that many parents want guidance. It is uncharted territory for a new parent, and frankly – it’s a bit scary. The bathing needs of your child change between the first few weeks and the later months. Learning the best ways to clean your baby will help the uneasiness of the task subside. If you have a newborn baby, and you are wondering the steps, techniques, and supplies needed for giving a baby bath, follow along with this guide for giving a proper baby bath. 1. Bathing a Baby with Umbilical Cord Stump Until the umbilical cord falls off, it is important to utilize sponge baths. The umbilical cord needs to be kept clean and dry, as most doctors now recommend to leave it completely alone to naturally heal. Supplies Needed Soft washcloth Basin of warm water Basin of warm…