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How often to bathe kids?

My son is two. I give him a bath once a week, sometimes twice. He doesn't go outside daily maybe 3 or 4 days out of 7 at MOST...is it bad to only bathe him this much? I do wipe his feet/hands/face/butt of course daily or with every diaper change.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 9:39 PM on Apr. 5, 2011 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • I think a 2 year old should be getting a bath more than just once a week..... My 2 year old gets one everyday and even though I don't think that's always necessary I do think once a week is a bit too long. Even if he isn't outside he does sweat. I'd say every other day is normal.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:41 PM on Apr. 5, 2011

  • I would bathe them twice a day every day.
    musicmom08

    Answer by musicmom08 at 9:42 PM on Apr. 5, 2011

  • I give my babies a bath every other day ... even if we don't go outside or anywhere
    proudmommy_0811

    Answer by proudmommy_0811 at 9:45 PM on Apr. 5, 2011

  • In the winter I bathed my daughter every other day but in the summer it's every day.
    proudmom2510

    Answer by proudmom2510 at 9:45 PM on Apr. 5, 2011

  • We bathe every other day. No matter what. DS has sensitive skin and we live in a cold climate so more than every other day causes him to get a rash...
    ArmyWifeAshlie

    Answer by ArmyWifeAshlie at 9:46 PM on Apr. 5, 2011

  • I have always giving my child a bath if not every day at least every other day.
    momoftaterbug

    Answer by momoftaterbug at 9:47 PM on Apr. 5, 2011

  • Every other day unless they get really dirty like if we play outside.
    wildflowers25

    Answer by wildflowers25 at 9:50 PM on Apr. 5, 2011

  • My 4 yr old takes a bath everyday and my 2 yr old and 1 yr old take a bath every other day.
    L0vingMy3Girls

    Answer by L0vingMy3Girls at 9:51 PM on Apr. 5, 2011

  • i bath my son everyday he gets dirty inside too lol
    kimsmith22

    Answer by kimsmith22 at 10:14 PM on Apr. 5, 2011

  • I give my son everyday especially when it gets warmer, even 2 times during summer.
    filmom2ethan

    Answer by filmom2ethan at 11:13 PM on Apr. 5, 2011

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