How to give a newborn a bath

Are you the parent of a newborn or expecting a new baby? I’d love to introduce you to Meagan and Evie as Meagan demonstrates how to give a newborn a bath. ⁣

𝘋𝘪𝘥 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘬𝘯𝘰𝘸: Science actually supports a bath as part of the bedtime routine?⭐

It’s true! Here’s why: ⁣

During a warm bath, blood comes to the surface of the skin. This is called vasodilation. When we get out of the tub, blood vessels are still open, so our body temperature drops a bit. This slight drop in core body temp promotes sleep for us and our babies!⁣

Baths can be so helpful, especially:⁣
At the end of the day: A bath given as part of a bedtime routine tells your baby’s brain that bedtime is near. This is a great way to prepare babies for night sleep.⁣
During awake time: Need an activity? A bath is like a giant water table filled with toys!⁣
When baby is fussy: The warm bath water can be very calming for cranky babies.⁣

Do you have a baby who experiences the witching hour or colic? This blog is for you:

Want to learn more tips for calming a fussy baby? My classes can help!
Newborn (0-12 weeks):
Navigating Months 3 & 4 (12-22 weeks):
The First Five Months Bundle: (0-22 weeks):