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Sponge Bath for Your Newborn

A sponge bath is the best way to clean your baby until his/her umbilical cord falls off. Here are some simple tips that would help you give your baby a sponge bath.

  • Take some warm water; add a few drops of baby wash or mild baby shampoo.
  • Dip a soft cloth, linen or cotton best, wring out the excess water.
  • Wipe the baby’s body gently starting from his head.
  • Work your way down to the rest of his body.
  • Clean well between the skin creases and the diaper area.
  • Rinse your baby well with clean warm water and dry him or her completely.

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