Caring for your baby involves a whole range of activities including nail trimming, nose cleaning, ear cleaning as well as cleaning of other body parts. Bathing a baby is one of the most important facets of baby care. Not all babies enjoy a bath. However, by ensuring that you have the right baby bath accessories, you can keep your baby interested in a bath, while making sure that you do your job and clean the little one thoroughly. The following accessories for a baby bath will help make the task simple and pleasant.
This is the most important accessory for a baby bath. The bath tub that you choose for your child should be comfortable as well as safe. There are many portable tubs that have been made, with focus on safety, and which also make a bath fun. The best part of portable bath tubs are that they can be placed just anywhere of your choice, and they do not make a hole in your purse.
Once you have got the bath tub, the next task ahead of you is to get your protesting baby into the tub. In order to overcome this hurdle, make use of colourful bath toys which can keep your child occupied while you do the all-important scrubbing. When you choose bath toys, ensure that you choose those that are non-toxic and which are safe, apart from being colourful and fun.
Baby bathing robes are essential for you wrap your baby in after the bath tub session is over. Baby robes of different styles and sizes are available. Focus on those that are soft and fluffy as these will be comfortable on your baby’s delicate skin. Stick to cotton as far as possible, as this material absorbs water more readily.
Keep all other baby bath accessories ready at all times. Some of these accessories are baby bath soap and soap dish, baby shampoo, a shower, curtains and hooks, a storage bin, tissues and towels, cotton balls and a waste basket. These are the basic accessories that you will need while giving your baby a bath. Keeping all these in order will ensure that you do not have to leave your baby in the tub and run around to search for something.