Bath time can be a special time of day because it is often the only time when parents can enjoy some one-on-one bonding time with their little ones. It's a chance to relax and have some fun together, while also washing away dirt from the day. Bath time can also be a great way for kids to learn about personal hygiene and develop a healthy routine.
Here are a few tips to make sure your baby's bath time is safe and enjoyable:
- Make sure the water temperature is warm, not hot. You can check the temperature with your elbow or a thermometer.
- Use a soft, non-slip mat in the bottom of the bath.
- Make sure you have everything you need (towel, washcloth, shampoo, soap, etc.) within reach.
- Talk to your baby as you bathe them to help them feel safe and secure.
- Gently massage your baby with a gentle moisturizing lotion after their bath.
- After their bath, wrap your baby in a warm, soft towel and give them lots of snuggles.
- I hope these tips help make bath time a special and enjoyable experience for you and your baby.
Here are some essentials to consider to make bath time easier:
Make sure the bath is the right size. You want something that is big enough to comfortably fit your baby, but not too large. Look for a bath that is easy to empty and clean, something with a plug or handles. It should have a non-slip surface to help prevent slipping and sliding or large enough for a seat insert.
The Cameleo Baby Bath ticks all the boxes. Large side handles for easy manoeuvring or emptying. Plug for water release. Soft touch, non-slip finish and is large enough to accommodate your growing baby.
Newborn Bath Support Seat
For additional support for newborn baby and to allow you to be a bit more handsfree with baby consider adding a newborn bath seat to your bath.
Transatdo 1st Stage Bath Seat is a newborn bath support seat made from 3D mesh fabric. This mesh baby bath insert is easy to use and quick drying. Simply place in your family bath and hang to dry! This baby bath seat supports their head, shoulders and back making them feel safe and allowing parents freedom of movement. Perfect for when bathing siblings together
A bath stand is a great option to help relieve parents’ back and make bathing baby more comfortable. No more kneeling or bending over.
Cameleo Foldable Bath Stand is a great option, compatible with our Cameleo Baby Bath, it features 4 non-slip wide feet for even more stability, foldable for easy storage and space saving and has a fabric storage area to keep all your bath time essentials handy.
Selecting something that is all-natural and a gentle cleanser that is specifically formulated for babies is important. Something specifically designed for baby's sensitive skin and free from harsh chemicals.
The Beaba collection of Organic cleansers for baby are perfect, made from organically farmed ingredients that are natural and gentle. With two options available you are sure to find one that is perfect for your little one. The Organic Face and Body Cleansing Milk with Sweet Almond Oil features aloe vera to moisturise and organic sweet almond oil to soothe your baby's skin and the Organic Body and Hair Cleansing Gel features dermatologically tested organic copra vegetable oil that gently cleanses and organic olive oil to nourish your baby's skin.
Using a bath thermometer is important for ensuring the safety of your children or other family members when taking a bath. Knowing the temperature of the water can help to prevent scalding if the water is too hot. Additionally, it can be beneficial for those with sensitive skin, as water that is too hot can cause skin irritation and dryness. Using a bath thermometer can help you to ensure that the water temperature is just right for everyone.
Lotus Digital Thermometer is a multi-functional digital bath thermometer. Parents can not only use in the bath but they can also use in the nursery to take room temperature. It beautifully floats in the bath, has a rounded shape and is made from flexible material to avoid risk of injury if baby puts it in its mouth.
Portable Change Mat
Using a change mat at bath time is a great way to help keep your baby safe and comfortable. It creates a soft, protected surface that your baby can lie on while you are bathing them. The mat also helps to keep the surrounding area clean and prevents any slipping and sliding. Plus, it can be wiped down easily after each use, helping to keep it hygienic and free of bacteria.
The Sofalange Change Mat provides a helps prevent those little wriggles and rolls whilst changing nappies and clothes. Slightly inclined to allow baby to see parents and help prevent gastro reflux. Made from a durable, high quality, high resilience ‘bounce back’ foam, free from harmful substances to ensure safety, comfort and longevity. Light weight and portable and is also supplied with 100% cotton waterproof cover that is machine washable.
Brush or Comb
When purchasing a baby brush, it is important to look for a brush that is made of soft and gentle bristles. Avoid brushes with hard bristles that could irritate a baby's delicate skin. It is also important to look for a brush with a comfortable handle that is easy to grip. Make sure to check the size of the brush to ensure it is appropriate for the baby's hair length and texture. Additionally, look for a brush that is designed to be easy to clean.
The Beaba Baby Brush & Comb set is a 2-in-1 product that features very soft and supple nylon bristles on the hairbrush and the comb stored in the back of the hairbrush has rounded teeth that are extra gentle on baby’s head.
The ergonomic shape of the comb and hairbrush allows for a good grip and the ring on the end of the hairbrush makes it convenient for hanging on a hook.
Baby Nail Clippers
When purchasing a baby nail clippers, it is important to look for a pair that is made with soft and rounded edges, so that they do not cause any harm or discomfort to your baby’s delicate skin. It is also important to look for a pair that is made of high-quality materials, such as stainless steel, which is strong and durable. Additionally, look for clippers that have a safety guard to prevent over-trimming and accidental cuts. Finally, make sure the clippers you purchase are designed for babies, as adult clippers may be too large or powerful for a baby’s nails.
Check out the Beaba Baby Nail Clippers these clippers will make cutting your little one’s nails an absolute pleasure. The nail clippers are perfect for cutting baby’s nails in a safe way. A special protection for the skin on the fingertips prevents injuries. The ergonomic grip made of non-slip material fits comfortably in your hand. A built-in nail file turns these nail clippers into a must have accessory. Thanks to the protective cap with a ring for hanging you can store the nail clippers safely out of reach of your child.
Bath time is such a special time and can be a great bonding experience for you and your baby.