They will bathe your baby after she is born at the hospital. they say its ok to give your baby a sponge bath, but to wait to put her in her baby bath tub till after the umbelical cord stump dries up and falls off. this is usually about a week or two after birth. Until that time, wetting her hair with a wet wash cloth should be sufficient, newborns dont tend to be extremely messy, unless they get spit up on their hair.
After I delivered and things settled, I was in the shower with the help of my nurse, no more than 2 hours after delivery. I hate those old stupid wives tales, I wish they would go away once and for all ; )
Yep I was in the shower as well!! I can't imagine not washing my hair especially after birth. I know I was one sweaty woman! LOL...Anyway yes it's prefectly fine! And as far as the baby, you will sponge bathe her until her cord falls off, alot of times there isn't to much hair to wash there anyway lol. Just use the body wash and hair wash all in one, it's good stuff! Good luck to you I know you're getting close, how much longer do you have to go?
well here in australia we wash our babys in the basin at the hospital a few hours after there born with a very very mild baby soap never had any trouble over here its good to bath them as sometimes they have big chunks of blood through there hair ect sorry if tmi but its true.
i was in the shower an hour after my baby was born still in labour and delivery washed my hair the next morning good luck.
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