The first bath I gave muffin at home was awful. If you had heard her cry you would have thought I was torturing her. I set muffin down gently in the newborn swing in the tub my aunt got me.
I used Aveeno Fragrance free soap, I put a dime size amount on a washcloth, added lots of water to build a good sud, and cleaned her up. I rinsed her off in the sink with luke warm water. She was so incredibly upset. But just know that I was quick, thorough, and talked her through everything I was doing. I tried to talk to her with an extremely soothing tone but that didn’t work. I continued anyway. I had Mr. Blue Eyes help me with the towel once I picked her up out of the bath. And that’s the end. It was simple, it was stressful, but muffin was clean. Horray. Continue reading “Bathing the Baby!”