LEARNING ACTIVITY

Bathing Your Newborn

Bathing your newborn for the first time may seem intimidating, especially for first-time parents. Follow these steps to help you through the process and to make bath time an enjoyable bonding experience for both you and your little one.

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Introduction

Who It's For

Parents looking to learn and become more comfortable bathing their newborn baby.

Why It Empowers

Bathing a newborn baby for the first time can be an intimidating experience, especially for first-time parents. This activity guides new parents through the process and helps create an enjoyable bonding experience for parents and baby.

What's Needed

  • Infant bathtub
  • Gentle baby body wash or shampoo
  • Soft wash cloth or cotton balls
  • Soft towel
  • Diaper
  • Baby lotion
  • Clean baby clothes
  • 10 minutes of time
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    Meet The Expert


    Shenley Seabrook

    Shenley Seabrook is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who works primarily with children and adolescents in a private practice setting. She is also a foster parent and lives with her husband and daughter in Indiana. Shenley recently wrote her first children’s book, We Have the Same Heart, which celebrates diversity, inclusion, and community service.