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Baby Bath time doesn’t have to be stressful. Check out these 7 Tips for the Perfect Baby Bath Time to help make it a fun experience for all. This is a sponsored post on behalf of Gerber Childrenswear as part of their Ambassador program. All opinions are 100% mine. 

Baby Bath time doesn't have to be stressful. Check out these 7 Tips for the Perfect Baby Bath Time to help make it a fun experience for all.

Giving a baby a bath can be oh so stressful. However, if you follow these tips will help Doesn’t have a to be. Bath time doesn’t have to be a daily occurrence. As cute and fun as bath time can be , According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, babies do not need a bath every day. If you are cleaning the baby’s diaper area well and changing the diaper frequently, then your baby doesn’t need a bath every day. Three times a week until he starts crawling around. As the newborns are sedentary, they do not need an everyday bath either. So taking this process as a special bonding time with your little one might be a fun idea!

1.Make sure you have all your products on hand you’ll need for the bath. The last thing you want to do is run around looking for stuff while bathing your baby, it’s not only dangerous but could cause a lot of stress for both of you during the bath. I love using the 4 piece Gerber terry bath set because it comes with a gorgeous and large hooded towel set and 3 wash cloths. All you need is the baby wash, brush, diaper and after bath outfit 🙂 I love this set because comes with a hooded towel that is  26″ x 30″ towel making it nicely sized for even bigger babies like 6.0.

2. You don’t always need a bath tub! I know many of us will spend hundreds of dollars on a bath tub but sometimes a good old kitchen sink with a fluffy towel at the bottom is all you need for a good bath. I love our sink because it has a removable faucet head so I can wash 6.0’s hair without getting too much water everywhere else. It’s also high enough where it’s not killing my back.3.Line up all the necessary baby products around the bath tub, at an arm’s length. Make sure you have everything you need close at hand.  That way there’s no struggle during the bath.Baby Bath time doesn't have to be stressful. Check out these 7 Tips for the Perfect Baby Bath Time to help make it a fun experience for all.

4.Elbow test it!  Your elbow is a sensitive part, that will help you know the right temperature that will suit your baby. If your elbow feels warm, then add cold water.

5.You don’t need a lot of water! Remember newborns and infants aren’t really out getting dirty, they just need a basic bath with little water to wash them up and rinse them up. Don’t make the water too deep or add to much. 

6.Have clothing ready for after bath. Make sure you have a good outfit ready for after bath. A nice  Sleep N’ Play footed sleeper is a great option for after bath time.If the weather is chilly make sure and add a little hat as well to keep your little one’s body temperature regulated (especially newborns).

7. Have fun and use this as bonding time with your little one. Babies grow too quickly which means these special bath times will only be a part of your life for a short time. Your little one is just discovering life and everything around him/ her.Baby Bath time doesn't have to be stressful. Check out these 7 Tips for the Perfect Baby Bath Time to help make it a fun experience for all. Use this time as a special bonding period with them. Let’s face it we are just trying to survive during the first months, making bath time that one special moment where you’re not stressing out about anything else but your little one is a must! Take time to massage them, kiss them, talk to them and let them know they’re loved

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29 Comments

  • Reply Calvin

    Making bath time a more enjoyable experience.

    January 28, 2018 at 2:18 pm
  • Reply Ashley Chassereau Parks

    OH my.. these pictures are so adorable! Love the hooded towels! I wore ours out with our last 2 kiddos. I need to get a pack of these for baby #3.

    January 17, 2018 at 9:53 pm
  • Reply MD Kennedy

    Bath time can be so stressful for parents. Thanks for sharing these tips so we can make it a calming, bonding experience!

    January 13, 2018 at 4:04 pm
  • Reply Olivia Douglass

    Bath time is a fun time for many kids but some kids struggle. Thanks for sharing these tips!

    January 3, 2018 at 8:26 am
  • Reply Lauryn R

    Aw man I really miss bath time with sweet babies!! There is nothing better than a squeaky clean baby. I was a big fan of lavender vanilla wash as well as lotion before bedtime. 🙂 My youngest is almost 4 and it definitely gives me baby fever seeing your handsome man!

    January 2, 2018 at 12:00 pm
  • Reply Linda Manns Linneman

    I love these bath towels for baby. So nice. I always enjoyed bathing my little one and they enjoyed it to. When they were real small I used to bathe them in the kitchen sink. I miss those days. Thank you for sharing this information and these great products for baby

    January 2, 2018 at 5:59 am
  • Reply April Monty

    I love the battery from Gerber it’s adorable

    January 2, 2018 at 1:20 am
  • Reply Natalie

    I always forget to have dry clothes and towels within an arms reach from the bath. I need to be better about remembering!

    January 1, 2018 at 2:19 pm
  • Reply Shannon Pickin

    Very cute baby towels 🙂

    January 1, 2018 at 11:00 am
  • Reply Margo

    Great bath time tips! Thanks!

    January 1, 2018 at 10:26 am
  • Reply Carrie Conley

    These pictures are so cute, reminds me of when my two were babies

    January 1, 2018 at 10:21 am
  • Reply Zoey

    Your baby is so cute he looks like the baby on the Gerber package!

    January 1, 2018 at 12:13 am
  • Reply Cynthia C

    I love the colors and designs. Adorable!

    December 31, 2017 at 8:00 am
  • Reply Becky Kinard

    You have some very good tips. I have used my kitchen sink to bathe my grand daughter on multiple occasions.

    December 31, 2017 at 12:56 am
  • Reply Jackie Reini

    Awesome tips! The kitchen sink is the perfect place for baby’s bath….so easy on the back. I love the adorable hooded towels!

    December 30, 2017 at 8:55 pm
  • Reply Carole Dube

    these are awesome tips for baby bath time !

    December 30, 2017 at 7:06 pm
  • Reply gloria patterson

    My great niece spend a lot of time in that kitchen sink when she was little. Zadaya and mommy had a lot of talk time. And as you say without killing the back

    December 30, 2017 at 3:39 pm
  • Reply Deborah D

    What an adorably cute baby!

    December 30, 2017 at 3:06 pm
  • Reply Sandy Klocinski

    Awesome tips! I followed these when my daughter was a baby. Bath time was made for fun

    December 30, 2017 at 1:53 pm
  • Reply Amber Ludwig

    Great tips!! Especially keeping everything right at arm’s length!! SO important and so much less stress!

    December 30, 2017 at 1:19 pm
  • Reply Debbie P

    This is so cute and so is the baby!

    December 30, 2017 at 1:04 pm
  • Reply Lori Smanski

    this is a good post. my mom taught me these tips 34 years ago.

    December 30, 2017 at 11:46 am
  • Reply Julie Barrett

    Your baby is so adorable!! Just wondering… Why do you call him 6.0?

    You’re right, bath time is such a fun and precious time. A time to be treasured.

    December 30, 2017 at 10:20 am
  • Reply Toni Sprouse

    This inspired a serious case of baby fever..I need to find a squishy baby to cuddle immediately!

    December 30, 2017 at 9:36 am
  • Reply Barbara Gruner

    You’ve definitely helped make bathtime so less stressful thank you for the wonderful tips

    December 29, 2017 at 8:11 pm
  • Reply Barbara

    Oh my he is absolutely adorable. I like baby bath time. It seemed to be one of the more relaxing times of day. Babies are so happy and playful too.

    December 29, 2017 at 7:23 pm
  • Reply Andrea

    Great tips

    December 29, 2017 at 7:13 pm
  • Reply Caroline Lozinski

    AWesome tips for baby’s bath time , love them all .

    December 29, 2017 at 6:34 pm
  • Reply Jennifer

    that baby is adorable!

    December 29, 2017 at 4:01 pm
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