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How often does your baby get a bath?

Every single day ? Should I feel guilty if I skip one day? ... He doesn't play outside :)

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 6:40 PM on Mar. 13, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Every night. Not because she is neccessarily dirty, but because it creates a nice routine and winds her down for bed.
    kboney29

    Answer by kboney29 at 6:42 PM on Mar. 13, 2009

  • Right now, every other day. In the winter last winter it was every 3. She has excema so we really only wash her when she needs it. If she seems to need one every day, we give her one everyday, but that only happened for about a week here recently. She had an interesting week!
    Mom1Stepmom1

    Answer by Mom1Stepmom1 at 6:42 PM on Mar. 13, 2009

  • Usually every other day, sometimes every 2nd day depending on my husband's schedule. I'm still too scared to bathe him by myself.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:45 PM on Mar. 13, 2009

  • My sn gets a bath everynight. but he only gets washed everyother night. Its just part of his routine. If he doesnt get it it throws him off. I don't think you should feel bad tho. Babies don't "need" to be bathed every day
    DessaG20

    Answer by DessaG20 at 7:03 PM on Mar. 13, 2009

  • Usually every day. The days that dh has off, we usually skip the bath, because we are out and about. Don't feel bad if you skip a day. They don't get very dirty around the house. As long as you are keeping the diaper area clean, it's fine.
    BridgetC140

    Answer by BridgetC140 at 7:03 PM on Mar. 13, 2009

  • every day it is our bedtime routine. My son seems to sleep better if he gets a bath before bed.
    myangel21

    Answer by myangel21 at 7:14 PM on Mar. 13, 2009

  • Once a week. No need for it more often.
    purpleducky

    Answer by purpleducky at 7:23 PM on Mar. 13, 2009

  • Every night...it's part of her bedtime routine. I don't add a lot of baby wash to the water. She enjoys splashing and playing with her bath toys :-)
    Fallaya

    Answer by Fallaya at 7:54 PM on Mar. 13, 2009

  • in my opinion.. i'd say if they arent outside playing, getting dirty or running amuck.. bathe as often as you wish.. our son gets a bath every other day.. he's 8 months old.. everytime we change his diaper, we "wash" his hands... and after every meal he gets his hands and face washed.. just good to start a good habit.. but i'd say if you dont want to bathe baby daily or even every other day.. go for it.. who here should tell you what to do for your baby...
    sweetscrappin

    Answer by sweetscrappin at 8:12 PM on Mar. 13, 2009

  • Usually every night, but on occassion we'll skip it. It's part of his bedtime routine which is really the only reason he gets on every night but sometimes if he's real cranky cuz he's so tired he just gets his bottle and goes straight to bed.
    jessicarae787

    Answer by jessicarae787 at 8:27 PM on Mar. 13, 2009

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