Bathing Newborn Checklist

Bathing Basics

  • Bathing too often can irritate delicate newborn skin.
  • If bathing on a changing table, use the safety strap as well.

Baby Bath Items

Bathing Your Baby

  • Test to make sure it's not too warm
  • Lay baby on the prepared blanket or mat.
  • Only use a little moisturizing soap, and only if baby is smelly or dirty.
  • Also clean between fingers and toes.
  • Ensure baby is dry before putting on fresh diaper and clothing.

Newborn skin is sensitive, so it's important to know how to bathe your little one safely. Take a look at our Bathing Newborn Checklist to ensure you have the bathing basics, and keep your newborn clean and happy.