How to Give a Newborn a Sponge Bath
- May 14, 2012
- by Melissa Lawrence
Hello to all new parents out there!
You’ll be doing sponge baths at first until your baby’s umbilical cord falls off. In this video, I’ll walk through the basics of bathing your newborn baby!
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How to Bathe a Baby
With many of my babies, I felt much more comfortable with the sponge bath so I just continued to do that for a while rather than doing a bath in an infant bathing tub (translation: I was scared out of my mind to bathe them in water!).
Don’t be scared when it comes to bathing your baby, you’ll develop your confidence and you’ll get there. Here I walk through some newborn-bathing tips, including what your set-up should be and what kind of products you’ll want to have on hand. Keep watching for more!
How did you go about sponge-bathing your newborn? What worked for you? And how yummy did that baby smell when she was squeaky clean? Share your stories below and thanks for watching!