Bath time for babies

Bathing a baby can seem incredibly daunting. And yet it is important for their health that you keep them nice and clean. It does take some confidence to handle a wet and slippery child, but with practice you will both get used to bath time, and you never know – you might come to look forward to it too!

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Potty training: dos and don’ts

Potty training a toddler is not the most enviable task. It’s a tricky process for a child to master and it’s emotionally draining for you. Accidents will happen, there will be tears and mess… and yet, with the right timing and a calm and consistent approach, it can be a positive experience for you both. See below for Brown Bear’s top dos and don’ts for when you come to changing nappies for pants.

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The best potty training books

Storybooks are a great way to help your child learn how to use a potty. Whether you’ve already started teaching them or are just getting them used to the idea, a good story will introduce the potty in an exciting and relatable way. Choose fun books with bright, bold colours and characters your child will like. Your little one will be desperate to master the art to be just like their storybook friends! See below for ten of our favourite reads from the team at Brown Bear.

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Toiletries for baby-sensitive skin

Our skin is our largest organ, and it is affected by whatever it comes into contact with. A baby’s skin is five times thinner than an adult’s, making it easier for toxins to pass through. When it comes to toiletries, they absorb almost three times the amount of chemicals than we do, causing dryness and irritation when the soaps and bath products used fail to protect the natural balance of their skin.

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Making bath time fun

Bath time can easily turn into a fight. And yet, when presented in the right way, tubs full of water can be a whole lot of fun. Baths are a great opportunity for your child to learn, and for the two of you to bond. They’re also perfect for splashing about in and getting everything wet. And, if your child is happy and relaxed at the end of their bath, they’re more likely to sleep through the night. See below for our top ten tips for keeping tub time bright…

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