How Many Times Do You Bath Your Baby In A Day?

How Many Times Do You Bath Your Baby In A Day? - Number of times to bath a baby
@okwusman1 (2249)
Abuja, Nigeria
September 17, 2008 10:16am CST
I do bath my four months baby just twice a weeks, but I don't know if it is ok. Please, advice me!
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@SViswan (12071)
• India
18 Sep 08
In our culture, we bathe the baby every day...except when the baby is ill. I don't know if it is okay....maybe if it is...if that's how it is followed in your place. I'm basically from a very hot place and the baby needs a bath (an oil bath) every day to keep them cool and comfortable....while the place I now live in tends to get cold few months of the year and the baby is not bathed every day (though I do it every day due to habit).
@okwusman1 (2249)
• Abuja, Nigeria
18 Sep 08
that is interesting, so baby can be bath daily, which means that country is extremely hot. what of adults? they can also bath like three or four times in a day. Since that is good and working well, it should be followed.
@SViswan (12071)
• India
19 Sep 08
Yes, the adults from my state usually bathe 3 times in a day. But babies are bathed just once a day. It can get pretty hot where I am from (it's much hotter in the last few years than it was when I was younger)
@okwusman1 (2249)
• Abuja, Nigeria
19 Sep 08
that is ok but in some countries that bath a baby twice ot thrice a week. it is fine everyday.
@jazel_juan (15767)
• Philippines
19 Sep 08
Hi! when my kids where just months old, i do bath them everyday..with lukewarm water..i came from a different part of the world (from the philippines) and well, we do give our baby baths everyday except for tuesday (it is some kind of tradition but i dont really follow coz i dont see the point in it) But i do bath them everyday. The weather here is always hot so i have to give them baths.. :))
@okwusman1 (2249)
• Abuja, Nigeria
19 Sep 08
you mean philippines is so hot like that? it is better to bath her daily if that is the case, i do bath my daughter twice a week, the weather here is not so hot especially now that we are in the rainy season.
@jazel_juan (15767)
• Philippines
19 Sep 08
yup it is hot here but not that hot , it also became part of our culture to really take a bath everyday even on rainy days!:))
@okwusman1 (2249)
• Abuja, Nigeria
19 Sep 08
it is ok, the culture is good, if i have my way i will bath my baby daily. thanks.
@rainmark (4306)
23 Sep 08
baby bath  - bath time for my baby zach
I take my baby to bath once a day, after he go to sleep to make him feel fresh coz he don't need bath twice a day coz it's a cold country and he never get sweating and smelly. I advice that if you come from warm country or tropical country you need to take you baby into bath twice or once a day depends to make him smell nice and fresh. When you are living in the cold country give him a nice warm bath before bedtime. Helps him sleep well. Happy posting.
@okwusman1 (2249)
• Abuja, Nigeria
24 Sep 08
thanks a lot, i came from an hot country but i do bath my baby twice a week, though, most of the respondents say it is ok but some are of the opinion that it should be daily. but as my baby develops, i will increase it to three times and four times. cheers love mother!
@okwusman1 (2249)
• Abuja, Nigeria
24 Sep 08
that is wonderful!
• United States
7 Nov 08
i bathe my kids every other day as well. sometimes everyday since my daughter just loves playing in the water, LOL.
@okwusman1 (2249)
• Abuja, Nigeria
21 Nov 08
yes, children enjoys playing in the water but we have to consider if it is good for them at that particular time coupled with the weather condition.
@4ofmyown (1119)
• United States
20 Sep 08
I always bathed my babies everyday. Even now my children shower everyday. I know some people that bathe their babies every other day. We live where it is hot so everyday is kind of a must.
@okwusman1 (2249)
• Abuja, Nigeria
22 Sep 08
that is good since your country is hot, I think it is wise to do so. cheers!
@kymommy72 (588)
• United States
20 Sep 08
My son is 3 years old and my little girl is 10 months. I bathe them every day. However when they were little, my doctor told me every couple of days was just fine, considering they didn't do much except eat, sleep and...well you know. If your baby does get a little messy from drinking her/his bottle, you can always wipe the baby down with a baby wipe.
@okwusman1 (2249)
• Abuja, Nigeria
22 Sep 08
yeah, it depends on your location, most people agreed that it is better to bath a baby twice a week unless in a hot environment. thanks
@dong1970 (1573)
• Philippines
18 Sep 08
Taking a bath for babies should be daily.My kids pediatrician when they still a baby advice it.It is good for the baby.When they are new born the nurses made it around 5am.
@okwusman1 (2249)
• Abuja, Nigeria
18 Sep 08
oh, i believe it all depends on your country location, some countries are hot while some are cold, but for me it is twice a week. thanks
@lilybug (21148)
• United States
18 Sep 08
My daughter only gets a bath a few times a week unless she gets really dirty or sweaty. In between baths she gets wiped down with a wash rag.
@okwusman1 (2249)
• Abuja, Nigeria
18 Sep 08
yes, that is ok, according to most of the respondents, they say it is better to bath the baby twice or thrice weekly.
@Jerrybbb (67)
17 Sep 08
LOL well thats an easy one,none because they are all grown up now,but when they were babies the missus always bathed then at night,they had little nightgowns with rabbits sewn onto them,then they were tucked up in a sort of sleeping bag thing before they went off to bed,but they were good babies,the bath seemed to relax them and help them to sleeep.
@okwusman1 (2249)
• Abuja, Nigeria
18 Sep 08
actually people says most babies sleep well when they are bathed but i bath mine twice weekly though, she sweat alot. I don't know if the sweat is ok but that is how i bath her.
@Sillychick (3279)
• United States
17 Sep 08
2 or 3 times a week is about right for an infant, as long as you clean hands, face and diaper area well between baths. They do not need a bath every day. It is not good for their skin, very drying. That's about how often I bathed my son when he was a baby. Now that he is a toddler and gets into things and pretty dirty when he plays outside, I sometimes bathe him more often.
@okwusman1 (2249)
• Abuja, Nigeria
18 Sep 08
that is wonderful, toddler play around and i believe they need to be bath daily, but my baby is just 4 months and i do bath her twice weekly but she sweats alot. thanks
@momathome (476)
• Canada
17 Sep 08
I would bathe my son only when he needed to have a bath. Babies don't need to have a bath to often since they don't get dirty. My son has such sensitive skin and he suffers from dry patches all the time. So to over bathe him was no good. Now that he is 2 he needs to be bathed sometimes twice a day. If he goes outside to play he is black from head to toe when he comes in. lol. But newborns sometimes could even just be wiped down with a clothe since most scream when put in a tub with water.
@okwusman1 (2249)
• Abuja, Nigeria
17 Sep 08
initially we were doing just that, we wipe her body and that all for the day.
@SukiSmiles (1998)
• United States
17 Sep 08
I bathed by kids every other day, unless they were sick or dirty - then every day. Just make sure you get into all their little wrinkles to get them all clean. They still shower every other day, unless they are sweaty, dirty or sick, then it's every day.
@okwusman1 (2249)
• Abuja, Nigeria
17 Sep 08
what i do presently is bathing her twice in a week not daily but with time i will increase it to three times. though, most people says it is ok for her as a four month baby.
@honeyangel (1992)
17 Sep 08
i think twice a week is fine when my kids were younger i would bath them 3 times a week i felt that was fine,through the day i would leave their nappy off aswell
@okwusman1 (2249)
• Abuja, Nigeria
17 Sep 08
lovely, but i do bath her twice a week which is also ok according to some of the respondents, but the nappy, i change it often.
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• Canada
17 Sep 08
When my kids were 4 months old they were bathed every 2 days. And even now my son has a bath or shower everyday and my daughter as well.
@okwusman1 (2249)
• Abuja, Nigeria
17 Sep 08
it means i am doing it well because this is my first child, i love her so much. thanks!
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