Bathtime is successful when your kids get wetter than you do.

Tips on Bathing Your Newborn

When it comes to bathing newborns lots of new parents can get very stressed and worried when it comes to washing their newborn for the first time, but practice does make perfect and the more you do it the more confident you'll get. Bathtime can be great fun and a chance for Dad to bond with his new son or daughter. Midwife Sharon Trotter has this advice for bathing your newborn."Water only for the first month, that's all you have to remember, it's very simple.Treat premature babies the same up untl the date that they would've been due.Term babies who are very, very dry, should be left alone...

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Cold Relief Bath Salt Recipe

You will need:
2 cups Epsom salt
1 cup Sea salt
1/2 cup Baking Soda
5 drops Eucalyptus essential oil
5 drops Lavender essential oil
5 drops Peppermint essential oil
5 drops Tea Tree essential oil
liquid food coloring (color of your choice)
1 Tbsp. of carrier oil (almond, grapeseed, olive, etc.. your choice)

Place the salt mixture into a bowl. Add the drops of your liquid food coloring. Mix very well with a fork. Add the mixture to a pretty jar, salt tube, or container that has a tight fitting lid. After a day, you may wish to mix well...

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Bath and Body Tip #10

If you have a tub with jets, make sure to only add A LITTLE bubble bath because the jets will make the bubbles multiply rapidly!

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