Water procedures of boys differ only in process of washing of genitals. All other actions are absolutely identical with bathing of the girl. Before acceptance of a bathtub study opinions of different doctors on washing of boys – views of experts of this process absolutely different, and at times opposite.
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Start bathing the baby, only when the umbilical wound grows. It is better to organize the first water procedures in a children's tray. Carefully wash it before use. It is desirable to clean a bathtub not chemical means, but usual soda. In few weeks of bathings it will be possible to arrange a heat and in an adult bathtub – here the kid will be able freely to move with handles and legs. And it is good charging.
Begin with so-called "adaptation bathing" - lower the baby in a tray in a diaper. So it will more quietly react to change of the environment round itself(himself). Before immersion measure water in a bathtub – it has to be exactly +37 degrees.
If the child has an irritation on buttocks, it is possible to add train broth to water. Pediatricians advise other herbs to apply with care – at the baby possibly emergence of an allergy.
During bathing strong hold the child. On a forearm of the hand put a nape of the kid, and a brush undertake his shoulder. Smile and talk to the baby. He can sing a song. A free hand wash the child. To apply skins to bathing and washed enough few times in a week not to wash away a natural protective layer of skin.
One physicians are sure – during washing of boys including newborns, it is necessary to remove a little an extreme flesh and to wash a genital head. Not to allow an infection. Other experts consider – to remove at infantile age an extreme flesh harmfully. First, it is possible to damage – it completely will open only by 3 years. Secondly, there is a probability to bring an infection. If after all decide to wash "there" – be not overzealous. Do not try to bare strongly small body and do not use soap. Even better – add camomile broth to a tray.
First you should not bathe the kid more long than 10 minutes. During this time add warm water that the child did not freeze to a tray.