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Doctor suggested that I take baths with my preemie... how the heck do I manage that safely?

I didn't ask at the time because I hadn't thought it through at that point. Seriously, how would you do that?


Asked by girlneffy at 10:38 AM on Feb. 4, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Susie, yep.... perfect... I am going to do that now. Thanks!

    Answer by girlneffy at 10:49 AM on Feb. 4, 2009

  • Oh easy. Fill up the tub and hold the baby. or get a little water proof sling/wrap. Also they make little bath seats, that we used. You can get it at wal mart for like 4 dollars and it reclines and the baby can rest on that. :) we bathed all the time with our daughter and she loved it.

    Answer by celticreverie at 10:40 AM on Feb. 4, 2009

  • I used to put my babies in their diapers wrapped in a towel in the bouncy seat right outside of the tub. I would get in and bathe, then reach over and pick up baby. Bathe and cuddle baby (sometimes nurse!), then wrap up and put in bouncy seat, then I would get out and dry us both and dress us. Does that help?

    Answer by SusieD250 at 10:46 AM on Feb. 4, 2009