Bathing baby: basics
Bathing a baby is a very important and important moment, especially if you do it for the first time. To make bathing bring joy and benefit to the baby, parents need to prepare for this procedure.
A healthy baby can be bathed on the first day of the appearance of the house (on the day of discharge). But there is one nuance, if the inoculation against tuberculosis was made to the baby on the day of discharge, then that day you can not bathe, you will have to postpone the first bathing the next day.
The room for bathing should be warm (temperature not lower than 24 degrees), without drafts, convenient (so that it would be convenient to approach the tub, pull out the baby).
For the newborn to boil and cool the water (to a temperature of 37-37.5 degrees).
Bathing bath thoroughly wash (first time you can with soda) and rinse with boiling water.
Prepare the clothes in which you will wrap and dress the child after bathing.
During bathing you will need: a thermometer for measuring the water temperature, a ladle (1,5-2 liters) for dousing the baby, baby soap, shampoo, soft washcloth.
After bathing you will need: a soft towel (preferably with a hood); baby oil, cream or powder; means for processing umbilical wound (3% hydrogen peroxide solution, brilliant green solution), clean clothes.