Let’s face it. Bathing a newborn is not for the faint hearted. Gulp. Couple a tiny, wriggly, slippery little person with the frayed nerves of a new parent and the degree of difficulty is cranked WAY up.
Don’t worry though, because these helpful tips will ensure you can wade confidently into the water with your (possibly cross and shivering) baby – and things will be much more drama-free!
1. Test the waters
Testing the water temperature on the inside of your wrist - or with a bath thermometer - will stop any "too hot?" worries in their tracks and ensure you can relax and enjoy bathing your cute little human.
(Your trusty baby goods retailer will stock adhesive bath thermometers.)