Shop
01277

Baby bath time essentials

 
So what do you need when it comes to bathing your baby? Check out these essential baby bath time items to help make your life a little easier.
So what do you need when it comes to bathing your baby?

Check out these essential baby bath time items to help make your life a little easier.
 

Baby bath time essentials

 

1. Baby baths

 
  • Baby baths come in a range of shapes, sizes and colours, so choose something that’s going to suit you both.
 
  • Make sure you place the bath on a firm surface when you're bathing your baby. Ideally at waist height to avoid having to bend down and lift them in and out of the bath.
 
  • Some parents put the baby bath inside the main bath or use the kitchen sink or bathroom basin if it isn’t too small.
 

2. Baby thermometers

 
  • A baby bath thermometer is a good investment and will change colour when the temperature is just right, 35 - 38oC.
 
  • It’s a good idea to run the cold water first and top up with hot water, rather than trying to cool down a bath that’s too hot.
 
  • Use your elbow to test the water temperature, which should just be warm to the touch. 
  

3. Baby flannels & sponges

 
  • You can buy any number of baby-sized flannels and cloths to make it easier to get into their little crevices, but a normal flannel or sponge will work just as well.
 
  • As well as washing their body, you can squeeze a flannel or sponge full of water over your baby’s head too to help rinse their hair.


4. Baby shampoos & body washes

 
  • There are lots of specially designed baby shampoos and body washes on the market. However make sure you check the labels and use products that are as natural as possible against your baby’s skin.

 

More baby articles to enjoy

Image source: lionbrand.com
Enquire

You might also be interested in ...

Buying guide to highchairs

Buying guide to highchairs

Are you on the lookout for a highchair? It’s often difficult to know where to start! Our buying guide will help you find a highchair to suit your baby or toddler. From the different types of highchairs available to all those important things you'll need to consider when you're out shopping.
Guide to modern cloth nappies

Guide to modern cloth nappies

Are you new to modern cloth nappies or thinking of using them on your baby, but not sure where to start or how many to buy?Use this helpful guide to modern cloth nappies which looks at how many reusable pocket nappies you’ll need, the cost of disposable nappies compared to cloth nappies and when to start using cloth nappies.

join us

Join us on social media for all our latest news.
facebook twitter pinterestInstagram
 

sign up

Sign up and receive our latest newsletters.
First/Last Name*
Email*
Town/City*
 

contact us

mailinfo@under5s.co.nz
 
advertise with us