far as the baby was concerned, she massaged the baby with oil, bathed her,
dressed her up and cleaned her. Those 40 days passed like a dream. However,
even once the confinement nanny left, we continued with the
As per my paediatrician, I needed a baby lotion that would
not irritate my baby's soft
I am sharing the times in the day when I apply body lotion on my baby's skin:
Post-bath routine: I give a bath to my daughter every morning. Though I was scared at first (I had never given my daughter a bath in the first 6 months), I got the hang of it. I bought a bathing chair that I saw in a baby product shop and found it super convenient. I love giving a bath to my daughter and see her playing with her bath toys.
My experience with the Baby Dove Rich Moisture Baby Bar has
been especially wonderful. I found that it replenishes essential moisture and
nutrients lost during cleansing. Plus, other attributes such as being
Post-bath, as I make her lie down on a towel, I generously apply body lotion all over her body. I had to be super quick with this when my baby was younger, as my daughter loved rolling over!
Evening sponge time: Every evening, I took my daughter
out in the nearby park or for a stroll in her pram/stroller. But before that, I
sponged her with
Bedtime ritual: In some countries, they give their babies a bath before they sleep. Well, I never gave my baby a bath in the night, but yes, before changing her into her PJs, I massaged her with body lotion. This would relax her and she would fall off asleep easily. A word of advice though - Do not use too many products on your baby for the initial first month or so. It may cause allergies, asthma or eczema, like it did with my baby.
Well, they were some
beautiful times! Now, that my daughter is 5 years, I miss those days. But I
still make sure that I apply body lotion on her skin regularly. This helps keep
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