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Washing Baby

Washing Baby

I’m getting the vibe that some people think babies bodies are magically immune to their own germs and excrement. Now, I get it, babies are beautiful and perfect, and there is nothing in this world better, but you still need to keep that perfect, glowing, sweet smelling little body clean. It shocks me how many mothers think it is okay to wash their baby only once in a blue moon. How many people kiss and touch and pinch your baby? Does your…

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How I Shower With My Baby (0-8mo)

How I Shower With My Baby (0-8mo)

  This is part of a series about Washing Baby. I have been showering with my lovely little bundle of joy from the day his belly button stump fell off. As a newborn, I would wash IV every three to four days, like his pediatrician suggested. However, after a while, I felt like that was gross and unreasonable. I felt like fear of his skin drying out was no excuse to allow for a lack of hygiene (I would rather my baby have dry skin, than chronic diaper…

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