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What is the safest way to give a baby a bath?

What is the safest way to give a baby a bath?

With Supervision: Children need to be supervised at bathtime. Do not leave your child, or even turn away, to answer the door or phone. Do not make the water deep, or too hot. Avoid getting water in mouth or nose, as this may frighten your child. Avoid getting soap in the eyes as this is uncomfortable. ...Read more

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When can I take a bath?

When can I take a bath?

Bath: If you wanted to know when you can take a bath after surgery, it is better to ask your surgeon when it is possible to do this. Otherwise, if you just want to know when you can take one, generally it is when you need it. ...Read more

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What exactly is a sitz bath?

What exactly is a sitz bath?

Hot bath you sit in : It is a commerciallly prepared tub, it is shaped like a chair, in which one bathes in a sitting position, immersing only hips and bottom. It is used to relieve discomfort and pain due to lower part of body like hemorroids, anal fissures, rectal surgery, bladder prostate, vagina, uterine cramps, episiotomy and inflammatory bowel disease you can improvise it with filling the bath tub and sitting in it. ...Read more

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How does an alcohol bath work?

How does an alcohol bath work?

Alcohol Bath: An alcohol bath can sooth skin as the alcohol evaporates when a child has a fever. BUT - Isopropyl alcohol can be absorbed through the skin. So - this can have serious side effects. Don't recommend ...Read more

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Does an ice bath help hydrate?

Does an ice bath help hydrate?

No: There is no reason to believe that an ice bath will hydrate your skin. Moisturizers are a better choice. ...Read more

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When take bath after hysterectomy?

When take bath after hysterectomy?

Varies: Different surgeons give different directions. I allow my patients to shower and or bathe in the tub starting the day after surgery. ...Read more

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What is a good way to take a bath?

GOOD BATH: The good way to take a bath is when you use soap to clean yourself all over and a good rinse followed by putting lotion to your skin to avoid dryness and itching. ...Read more

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At what age can kids take a bath alone?

At what age can kids take a bath alone?

Around 7-8 years: There is no perfectly safe age to take a bath alone in a tub, but kids under 4 yrs are at higher risk of drowning. Statistics from a few years ago show that 70-80 kids drown in bathtubs in the U.S. Each year. To be safest, wait until a child has good behavior, some common sense, plus the ability to easily get in and out of a full bathtub before thinking of leaving him alone. Otherwise, watch him! ...Read more

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