Bathing can produce benign stimulation to the baby’s skin, on the one hand, it can promote the whole blood circulation, promote the baby’s growth and development, on the other hand, it can enhance the skin’s perception of temperature and pressure, improve the baby’s adaptability to the environment, and play the role of special skin tactile training. If you want to guide your baby to love bathing, take ten steps!
You can decide whether you want to use the baby bath or the sink in the kitchen to bathe the baby according to your own preferences. In fact, the bathing place is not so important, as long as it is suitable for the baby, it is a good place. If there is a place to support the head in the tub, it will be more suitable for bathing the newborn baby. Because in the process of bathing, you must consider how to bathe your child when he sits up.
The second step:
After preparing the tub for the baby, it’s better to put a towel in the tub, so that the baby will feel more comfortable lying in it.
The third step:
Be sure to prepare all the things for your baby in advance, and then put them together. You need a baby bath towel, a soft towel, mild baby soap, shampoo and sterile cotton ball, which is used to clean the baby’s eyes. If your baby doesn’t like bathing, you need some bath toys to attract her attention, so that she can be very happy when bathing. All items are best placed within an arm’s reach of the bathtub, so that you don’t have to leave the bathtub while bathing your baby.
The fourth step:
Pour 32-37 ℃ water into the tub, and the water surface is about 5cm away from the mouth of the tub. Then I will try whether the water temperature is suitable or not. Don’t be too hot or too cold. The temperature of water also has a very big relationship with children’s bath mood. Too low water temperature will make children unhappy. Too high water temperature is harmful for children. It is better to be able to use a thermometer. If not, you can also use the inside of your wrist or elbow to test the water temperature.
The fifth step:
Let the baby sit in the bathtub and put one hand under his armpit to protect his safety. Then you can put something in the bathtub that attracts his attention, such as a little yellow duck or a waterproof baby book.
The sixth step:
Use the other hand gently with a cotton ball to clean his eyes, nose and mouth.
The seventh step:
Wash your baby’s face and neck with a soft towel, then put some soap on his body. Daub it all over himself.
The eighth step:
Pour the baby shampoo on the clean towel, then gently clean the baby’s hair. Pay attention to his eyes, do not water, put his head slightly back, and rinse the foam off his hair.
The ninth step:
After washing, lift the baby from the water and put it on the bath towel. It is better to use the bath towel on the head, which will make the baby feel more happy.
The tenth step:
Dry the baby’s water. When necessary, you can apply some baby powder to your baby. Baby’s lotion is put on your baby’s body. Then you can dress your baby quickly, and the bath process is finished.
Bai Bai safety net reminds: the baby has skin damage, such as pustules, boils, burns, trauma, etc., at this time should not take a bath. Because the damaged part of the skin will have wound, bathing will make the wound spread or be polluted. If the baby has to take a bath, be sure to protect the wound, and do not let water and detergent splash on the wound. If you want to know more about what health habits children need to cultivate, you can log in to Baibai safety net, more details are waiting for you!