Extra Large Plastic Bathtub - Baby bathtubs make it easier on the parents since they are a more streamlined place to give your baby a bath. Wherever you are giving your baby a bath you will need to keep at least one hand on your baby at all times so that you can prevent your baby from sliding under the water. There are bathtubs that come with mesh or a liner of cloth inner cradle that limits the baby from building a lot of motion when in a bathtub. Some bathtubs have a foam-lined contoured interior so a baby can unwind in a semi-upright position. If your baby becomes six months old, the baby will become too big to take a bath in an infant bathtub, all though it's possible to find bathtubs which will accommodate a newborn or toddler weighing up to twenty five pounds.
At this time it's the right time to move into a regular size bathtub. You will put in the bathtub just enough water so that it's very shallow and also test the water to be sure that it isn't too hot. The very first bath you provide your baby ought to be sort of a test run. What we mean by that perhaps, it ought to be a sponge bath and not a true bath. After umbilical cord does drop off, you may give your baby a bath every day if you wish. You might want to dial it back as far as giving a bath every day as your baby's skin will dry out very easily. Therefore it'd probably be a good idea to provide a bath maybe 3 times throughout the course of a week.
There are a couple things that you ought to have available when you bathe your baby, such as, a soft towel rather a hooded you to cradle your infant's mind, a baby washcloth and an unscented hypoallergenic baby wash that doubles as pulp. No matter which baby tub that you choose it'll be awkward and the hell of an experience to a parent as the baby will be moving about. Also, the baby most likely will not enjoy the changing temperatures of the water that you will clean them in. Parents might want to complete the bath as quickly as possible. The baby will not enjoy their first two or three bathrooms as will need to correct.
If you receive a baby bathtub it's better to have one that is contoured in the inside or have a bathtub insert so the infant's head will be over the water and this is how the support that will provide the infant's head support. Now, if the bath isn't contoured, a bathtub doesn't come with the inserts. The inserts are essential to maintain your baby's head up from the water. You will realize that the infant bathtubs are made to match a sink, then convert into a bathtub that you will have the ability to put in a regular bathtub when your baby is able to sit up. There are bathtubs that are just like a bucket that comes with a foam insert that will hold your baby up vertically in the water and makes the baby feel as though they are in the uterus.
The reason that these tubs are not thought of tremendously is that they become very dangerous. This sort of bathtub can float when in the regular tub and maybe tip over. Another feature that you might wish to consider when purchasing a baby bathtub is that the design must be contoured so that the baby doesn't slip around too much. You could also need a temperature indicator or fever strip that will tell you that your water might be too hot which is nice to have as this will help you regulate the water correctly. You might even use your elbow to check the water, since the elbow is one of the most sensitive areas of the human body.