Bathtime & Grooming

Bath time can be a lot of fun for your little one. But it can also be tough to keep your baby safe while trying to get her clean. Learn how to give baby a bath and safely make bath time a special time.

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How to Make an Oatmeal Bath for Babies

Learn the benefits of a homemade oatmeal bath for eczema, rashes, and other baby skin conditions, plus the right way to make an oatmeal bath at home that is both safe and soothing.

Milk Baths for Baby: What They Are and the Benefits of Trying One

Bathing infants in breastmilk is actually an age-old therapeutic remedy for soothing common skin issues. Learn all about the benefits of milk baths and how DIY your own at home with the right milk bath recipe.

5 Easy Ways to Clean Your Baby's Bath Toys

When not cleaned properly, bath toys can be potentially harmful to kids. Here's how to keep bath time safe, plus mold-free bath toy picks that are less prone to breeding bacteria in the first place.

New Study Shows Delaying First Bath May Help Babies Breastfeed

The Cleveland Clinic study found that uninterrupted skin-to-skin bonding time between mothers and newborns increased exclusive breastfeeding rates. 

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5 Ways You're Cleaning Your Baby Wrong

From the very first wipedown to the nightly bath, Ari Brown, M.D., founder of 411 Pediatrics and the author of Expecting 411, Baby 411, and Toddler 411, explains what you may be doing wrong.

Baby's First Bath: How to Bathe a Newborn

Babies need sponge baths until their umbilical cords fall off. Here’s how to give a newborn a bath, with tips on keeping the routine safe. 

How Often Should You Bathe Your Newborn?

There's a good reason to skip your baby's bath tonight. Learn how frequently you should bathe your newborn according to experts, as well as tips for preventing eczema outbreaks between baths.