Hygiene & keeping clean articles
Baby genitals: care and cleaning
Baby genitals: care and cleaning
A few simple steps will keep your baby’s penis or labia clean. Our practical guide has all you need to know about care and cleaning of baby genitals.
Bathing a newborn
Bathing a newborn
Bathing a newborn can be tricky at first. Read practical tips on bathing a newborn, baby bath temperature, baby bath essentials and safe bathing.
Bathing a newborn safely
Bathing a newborn safely
This short video takes you through bathing a newborn safely, including setting up the bath, bathing techniques and baby bath temperature.
Bathing a newborn: in pictures
Bathing a newborn: in pictures
This picture guide to bathing a newborn takes you through the steps for newborn baby bath time. Print the guide for easy reference any time you like.
Cleaning baby eyes, nose and ears
Cleaning baby eyes, nose and ears
Baby eyes, baby ears and baby noses all need gentle cleaning once a day. You can clean them with warm water when you’re giving your baby a bath. Read more.
Hygiene and daily care for babies
Hygiene and daily care for babies
This parenting guide in pictures demonstrates daily hygiene and care for newborns and babies. It includes cord care, and tooth care.
Umbilical care
Umbilical care
The baby belly button is what’s left of the umbilical cord after birth. Our essential guide explains how to care for your newborn’s umbilical stump.
Trimming baby nails
Trimming baby nails
Cutting baby nails can be tricky but it’s important, because keeping nails short stops babies from scratching themselves. Our guide explains the steps.
Fear of the bath: babies and toddlers
Fear of the bath: babies and toddlers
Some babies and toddlers are afraid of the bath, and bath time can feel like a battle. Here’s how to help your child learn to enjoy the bath.