How to Bathe a Baby: The Ideal Time to Connect with Baby


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Parents and Baby Can Share this Special Experience

 Careful preparation by comfortable, relaxed parents helps make baby’s bath a calm, uninterrupted experience

Communicate with Baby – Touching, Talking and Singing During the Bath

The input of the parents helps the baby develop and flourish. Describe what you are doing with words or little songs you make up. Your voice and your touch help baby learn that this is a special time. Parents and professionals share their insights.


Dr. Andrew Macnab, Dr. Carolyn Steinberg,Dr. Stefanie Green, Kim Millar Lewis, Tammy Timms, Eva Bild