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BABY BATHS

HOW LONG AFTER MY BABY IS BORN COULD I TAKE HER A BATH

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_MORENA_

Asked by _MORENA_ at 5:37 PM on Jun. 27, 2008 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • To give her a bath? As soon as you feel it's necessary.
    ReneeK3

    Answer by ReneeK3 at 5:39 PM on Jun. 27, 2008

  • Whenever your ready. I don't think we gave our son a bath in his baby tub for a few days after, we just used a warm cloth, but that's because they recommend to keep the cord dry, but you can use it whenever, just keep the cord dry. :)
    aschwer

    Answer by aschwer at 6:24 PM on Jun. 27, 2008

  • You aren't supposed to submerge a baby in water until after the navel cord heals up-which is usually 2 to 3 weeks-but sponge bathing is okay, just keep the navel cord dry.
    April_418

    Answer by April_418 at 7:54 PM on Jun. 27, 2008

  • As soon as her cord is gone your good. Sponge til then.
    ChasesMommy0115

    Answer by ChasesMommy0115 at 3:01 PM on Jun. 28, 2008

  • my mom gave my baby boy a bath in his tub when he was like 4 or 5 days old. she was just careful around his belly button. it didnt hurt him at all his cord still fell off normal and he is doing great!! he loves his baths.
    crissyt2006

    Answer by crissyt2006 at 1:34 AM on Jun. 30, 2008

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