Showering with baby is an ideal bonding activity that can be easily incorporated into a bedtime routine. There are some important tips to follow for a safe and enjoyable experience. These include wearing a T-shirt to prevent slipping, setting a warm water temperature, acclimatizing baby to the shower spray, teaching breath control through conditioning, and using positive social referencing to make the experience fun. Never leave baby unattended and always supervise during bath and shower time.
Start your baby’s swimming journey with safety in mind. This guide covers the ideal time to start, important considerations such as water temperature, and tips for a successful first lesson in the big pool.