5 tips for how to bath baby

Healthy skin is essential to a baby’s general health as it presents a barrier against germs and irritants. Bath time also presents a unique opportunity to strengthen the bond between parent and child while giving baby a chance to learn, play and grow. 

Research conducted by JOHNSON’S® shows that touch promotes healthy social-emotional development in babies and enhances their motor skills. The key to success when it comes to a good bath is to use products specially formulated for baby skin and make the process as fun as possible for them.

Follow our tips and tricks to keep your bundle of joy clean and happy:

Bathtime can be a very relaxing and peaceful time to spend together. Your baby's skin is more delicate than an adult's, which is why JOHNSON’S® Baby Top to Toe Wash was developed for the sensitive skin of your newborn.

Things to remember

  • Babies become cold very quickly, so bathe them in a warm room and keep a towel handy to wrap them in once you’re done.
  • Place a small amount of JOHNSON’S® Baby Top to Toe Wash on your hand to apply to your baby’s skin and hair. Or add a small amount to the bathwater. Wash your baby gently all over. Rinse with clean, warm (not hot) water.
  • Take a moment to play and chat, or sing a splish-splash bath song, so they associate water with fun and smiles.
  • After bathing your baby, moisturise her skin with JOHNSON’S® Top-Toe-Toe™ extra moisturising cream.

This content is sponsored by Johnson's and co-created with Brandstudio24 for Parent24.

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