Bathing time is one of the most fulfilled time for the babies. You must have seen how happy babies become when you let them play with water. Those giggles, splashes of water, bursting the bubbles, nodding to mom’s songs are the most fun time for the babies. Here are 5 Amazing Tips On Baby Bathing Time to keep your baby happy & Safe.
Tip # 1 :- Massage Is A Must
We mothers are aware of the importance of massage. The health benefits of a good massage are enormous. It not only strengthen the bones, increase mobility, but also helps in the physical activity of the child.
Did u know :- Routine Touch & Massage Promotes Baby’s Growth & Development. Babies have an amazing sense of touch. They understand friendly & familiar touch pretty well. Studies shows that the infants who experience routine touch have 3x more positive response. They are 50 % more likely to make eye contact. It improves the communication between the caretaker & babies.
Tip #2:- Keep It Pleasantly Fragrant
A baby’s sense of smell is quite active. They can differentiate between pleasant & unpleasant smells. Fragrance that’s too strong is never recommended for the babies. Use products that are either mildly fragrant or else that has natural fragrance.
Did you know :- Familiar & Pleasant Smell Can Make Baby Feel Happy & Improve Alertness. Baby relate to sense of smell better than the memories created by any other sense. You must have noticed how an infant reacts to mother’s smell. Sense of smell is primary form of communication.
Tip # 3 :- Talk To Your Baby
Making a conversation strengthen the bond between the baby & mother. It makes the baby alert. Although your baby might not be able to reply but he/she would definitely respond. I used to sing songs, nursery rhymes & even talk to my kids during bath time. It used to be such fun :)
Did you know:- Baby talk improves the baby’s ability to learn. The babies who are spoken with have larger vocabular . The number of words’ baby hear up till age 3 is related to their future academic success.
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Tip # 4: Make Bath Time More FUN
Your routine bath time can be turned into a super fun activity. Get some bath toys, make a nice bubble bath, put on some good music for kids or even better sing to the baby. The baby might not sing at initial stages, but he/she is surely going to enjoy the happy bathing time :)
Tip # 5 Always Cuddle Your Baby After bath
Babies are very receptive of emotions. They understand the body language better than words. Cuddling the baby after bath makes her feel protected & loved. Who wouldn’t love to embrace the little bundle of joy. I love to do it & do it some more :)
Some important safety tips during bathing!
Always remember safety is the most important aspect in any of the baby’s activities. Here are some safety tips that I always follow while giving a bath to my babies.
- Remember to check the temperature of the water.
- Never leave the baby unattended
- DO NOT use any products other than the baby product as they can irritate the baby skin
- Always use ear plug or cotton bud to secure ear opening. Water might enter the ear or nasal passage. Keep the baby head above the water level
- Last but not the least, have a load of fun with your kids :)
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