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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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What is a good way to take a bath?

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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How long can herpes survive in bath wayer?

How long can herpes survive in bath wayer?

Herpes simplex: You do not get herpes from bath water. The virus will die very quickly in the bath and transmission is virtually always by direct contact. ...Read more

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When does someone need a bath chair?

When does someone need a bath chair?

Bath chairs: Bath chairs may be needed by people who are elderly or disabled. It may help them to prevent slipping or falling as they are entering or exiting the shower. They are important for safety. ...Read more

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Is it bad to shower right after you ice bath?

Is it bad to shower right after you ice bath?

Ice: Sudden changes in body temperature can cause symptoms related to blood pressure heart rate and energy, it is not a problem for most young healthy people. ...Read more

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Is it recommend to take bath just after done eating?

Bathing and Swimming: There is an old myth that you cannot swim after eating. This myth is false. It has been debunked numerous ways and numerous times. So, it is both safe and fine to swim or bathe after eating if that is what you want to do. ...Read more

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Nearly passing out after hot bath or hot shower? Why?

Nearly passing out after hot bath or hot shower? Why?

Vasodilate: Hot showers can lower your blood pressure by opening up (vasodilating) your blood vessels. This should be a brief episode . If it persists see your docotr. ...Read more

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How many times should a two week old be bathed in a week?

How many times should a two week old be bathed in a week?

Interesting question: At 2 wks, a kid does not make bo or run thru mud.S/he can often be cleaned with localized sponging. If you avoid lotions (they attract dust and sour), a bath 2-3x/wk in tepid water is more than adequate for most infants. More frequent bathing may remove normal body oils and increase flaking and dryness. ...Read more