15 Things New Moms Need To Know About A Newborn's Hygiene

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11 Wipe Gums And Teeth Daily

As an adult, we know that brushing our teeth and general oral care is important in order to ward off gum disease and to hold on to our teeth. For your little one, they obviously don’t have teeth quite yet but that doesn’t mean that they oral care should be skipped. Once a day, clean your baby’s mouth and gums with a damp cloth. It may seem like it is unnecessary because your baby is brand new and doesn’t even have teeth yet. However, wiping your baby’s gums regularly helps to keep bacteria at bay and keep the gums healthy and ready when the teeth do come in. As your babe gets older, the wiping of their gums will feel good as they start to teethe. Their swollen and red gums will love the soothing feeling of a cool cloth rubbing against their gums.

 

10 Change Diapers Frequently

 

When you hear other women talk about becoming a mom, it never fails for them to bring up how many diapers they have to change. As a mom myself, I have changed more diapers than I can even begin to count. In the beginning, when your baby is only drinking milk, they are soiling their diapers constantly. It is important to change the baby’s diaper as soon as you notice that they are ready for a change. While you don’t need to be a wet diaper detective, you simply need to keep an eye, and nose, out for soiled diapers. When you let a baby sit in their soiled diaper for too long, the moisture can create a nasty and very uncomfortable rash for baby that can reach their bottoms and private areas.

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