Delaying Baby's First Bath: 8 Reasons why doctors recommend waiting up to 48 hours before bathing a newborn - ChildrensMD

Delaying Baby’s First Bath: 8 Reasons why doctors recommend waiting up to 48 hours before bathing a newborn

My newborn daughter was screaming during her first bath as I watched helplessly from my bed. She was only about an hour old.  I was trying to breastfeed her when the nurse took her from my arms, telling me that the baby had to be bathed before I was transferred to a different room. We … Continue reading Delaying Baby’s First Bath: 8 Reasons why doctors recommend waiting up to 48 hours before bathing a newborn