Health Tip: Where to Clean Your Newborn
-- Newborns don't need a full bath every day, the American Academy of Pediatrics says. But there are certain body areas that are prone to needing frequent cleaning.
The academy recommends a frequent spot-check of:
- The diaper area.
- Skin that's been dirtied by a diaper "blowout."
- Around baby's mouth.
- Baby's skin folds, including near the chin and thighs.
- The armpits and groin area.
Posted: August 2010
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