The prospect of bathing a baby for the first time is enough to make any new mother nervous. How to hold the little creature? Will the tiny one cry? However, bath time can be an enjoyable activity for both mom and baby. Here's a handy baby bathing guide.
Bathing a newborn baby
Sponge baths are best for your baby until your baby is about three weeks old.
One of the first things new parents need to figure out is how to establish a nighttime routine for the baby. Babies respond to familiar patterns and there are several things you can do to set a sleep routine for your child which will soothe them into sleep. Here are some tried and tested ways.
When caring for a newborn, infant gas relief becomes something that is as essential as anything else. In some cases, an infant's fussing or crying is due to gas in the stomach. This pent up gas in the baby's stomach or digestive tract can lead to irritability, restlessness, pain, general discomfort and will lead to excessive crying.Many people do not understand that when their baby is crying, he/she needs something.