Folding baby bath
I never had a baby bath, always used the laundry or kitchen sink.
When my babies were 2-3 months old I started putting a tiny bit of water in the bottom of the big bath and letting them lie on their back and wriggle around- they loved it and you could sit on a stool next to the bath to save your hips.
I shower with my dd and it's so much easier on my back. I then put her on a towel on the floor under the heat lamps in the bathroom while I finish in the shower myself and get dry/dressed and she lies there and has a great time.
She's now 7 months old and I'm using the baby bath again cause she can sit. Glad I didn't get rid of it. I can just sit next to the bath and she sits by herself (with my arm just next to her, but not needing to provide much support) and it's SO much easier. She loves the opportunity to splash .
Thank you eveyone
Instead of kneeling next to the bath, sit on the edge with your (clean!) feet in the water with the baby. Much easier.
I got a deep baby bath from ikea and got my DP to drill a hole in as it had no drainage and put the plug from my small baby bath into the ikea one so i could still drain it easily and bathed them on the kitchen sink.
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