A small baby appears a big responsibility to new parents as they have to look after him for so many things and one thing that may make new parents feel dread is to maintain their baby`s hygiene. Handling a small baby or a newborn is not that easy. New parents face difficulty while doing small things such as baby bath, but soon they start knowing the techniques and start enjoying while bathing or doing other such things with their toddlers or infants. This is how to be done with baby`s hygiene. As for keeping your baby healthy, a proper hygiene is required to be maintained, one must learn how to develop healthy habits as he grows older. Baby`s personal hygiene should be set at the top of your list to gift him a healthy life.
Your baby will inculcate good hygiene habits from you only so make sure that you follow a proper hygiene routine. Bath habits vary as per seasons as in summers, kids are usually made to bath at least twice a day to while in winters, it is limited to single bath only. During summers, kids sweat a lot that makes them sticky thus it becomes essential to make them a bath twice daily. Help your kids to learn how to wash his face, hands, feet, and other body parts while taking a bath and how to wash off the soap from their body with water. Make their baths enjoyable by providing them a shower of appropriate height or keeping toys in their bath tubs. A proper bath is necessary to cleanse your baby`s body so ensure that he bath daily.
Good oral hygiene:
Good oral hygiene is the primary thing that keeps your kid healthy. Help him adopt good brushing and dental care techniques. As kids eat frequently, they are more susceptible to cavities in their teeth. To avoid that, ask them to brush twice daily, once in morning and then again at night before going to bed. Ask your kids to clean their tongue followed by a proper toothbrush as to tongue surface traps small particles of food that he consumes and helps bacteria grow. Give them small and beautiful brushes so that they can enjoy their tooth brush sessions.
Kids touch almost everything that comes in their way so their hands become a big supply of germs. Thus, it becomes essential to develop healthy hand wash habits in them. Keep a perfumed liquid hand wash in your bathroom and teach your kids how to rub their palms, upper surface of his hands and in between his fingers. Ask them to wash hands before eating anything and after using a toilet.
Don`t let your kids depend on you to wipe them after potty training. Let them learn how to wipe off after potty so that they can keep themselves clean even in your absence. Usually children at the age or 2-3 start going toilets on their own.
With proper hygiene, your baby fall less ill and will lead a healthy life, thus help them to learn basics of hygiene.