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Do you think it is OK?

to use Bubble Bath on a 4 year old?

The reason I ask is my MIL was here last Friday when I was having my heart cath done and she gave our 4 year old a bubble bath; and he has had a small rash on his backside ever since; we took him to the doctor and they gave us some cream for it but I am not happy with the MIL for doing this.


Asked by Christmaslver68 at 7:59 AM on Apr. 22, 2011 in Preschoolers (3-4)

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Answers (11)
  • YES with supervision...

    Answer by GlitteribonMom at 1:31 PM on Apr. 22, 2011

  • Like as soap instead of body wash, or for them to hang out in a bubble bath? Either way I think it's ok. I wouldn't use bubble bath as my main source of washing, but if you ran out of soap and had to use bubble bath once, then I think thats ok.

    Answer by cassie_kellison at 8:02 AM on Apr. 22, 2011

  • only sparingly. Not all the time.It ca cause skin irritaton.

    Answer by hooper06 at 8:04 AM on Apr. 22, 2011

  • My daughter used it when she was 4...and 3...and now that she's 5. She loves bubble baths

    Answer by AllAboutKeeley at 8:19 AM on Apr. 22, 2011

  • As long as there are no allergies, I think they would LOVE it.
    You could always try it and see what your 4 year old thinks.

    My dh always (well the occassions he gives the kids baths) loads it up with bubbles.

    Answer by ItsJustMe1017 at 8:33 AM on Apr. 22, 2011

  • My 4yo has always loved bubble baths & Im betting she will for a long time. even as an adult I enjoy them on occasion. But just be careful they can be harmful for lil' girls. I took dd to the dr. cause i thought she had a UTI & that is the first thing the dr ask is if she had had a bubble bath recently. (she didnt have a uti! :) )

    Answer by MommaTasha1003 at 8:44 AM on Apr. 22, 2011

  • If the skin doesn't get irritated go for it. My DD can't, for she gets very irritated from bubble bath.


    Answer by KairisMama at 8:56 AM on Apr. 22, 2011

  • Persoanlly, I wouldn't do it because i would be scared of UTI's.

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 9:00 AM on Apr. 22, 2011

  • I wouldn't do it very often.

    Answer by CometGirl at 9:37 AM on Apr. 22, 2011

  • I give bubble baths once a week, it is our Sunday thing. My kids are 3 and 5.

    Answer by Bubbie0809 at 10:14 AM on Apr. 22, 2011