How to Bathe Your Newborn Baby

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This six-page illustrated handout educates parents and other caregivers about how to bathe their newborn baby. It offers guidance and instructions for bathing a baby, clarifying how often to bathe the baby, use of soap and water, and when to begin giving tub baths. It contains a list of supplies, and includes safety tips regarding water temperature, keeping the room free of drafts, never leaving the baby alone, and always supporting the baby's head during the bath. The document provides step-by-step instructions for bathing and drying the baby as well as care after the bath, accompanied by illustrations.

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Health Information Translations
Medical Review:
Yes
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Resource developed in English and translated into other languages
Translation Review:
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A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Last Reviewed by Author(s):
1/1/2012
Record Last Updated:
10/23/2017

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