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Playing With (and Adjusting to) Baby (0-6 months)

Playing With (and Adjusting to) Baby (0-6 months)

  When your baby is first born, you both need to recover from the birth and you need to adjust to having a newborn around. It is exhausting because Baby basically just eats, sleeps, and poops all day and night, so there are not very many opportunities for you to socialize. However, it is vital for you to start building your relationship with your little bundle of joy. Even though adjusting to newborns is hard, a way to make the transition…

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Baby Bathing Essentials

Baby Bathing Essentials

Here is a comprehensive list of things I use when I bathe and shower my baby. This is part of a series about Washing Baby. Soap: It is recommended to use “mild, unscented soaps” and Johnson and Johnson is definitely not mild nor unscented. It gave my baby a horrible pimply rash on his face. Plus it dried out his skin. And that was using it once every, two to four days. So that whole thing of washing your baby infrequently…

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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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