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Our 10 Favorite Baby Bath Items


If the prospect of bathing your baby is causing you stress, or if you just want to make sure it is a pleasant experience, check out theses baby bath essentials, from everything to a cozy tub to smart thermometer to a gentle soap.

1. Soft Scrubbing

organic washcloths made of sustainable bamboo

Match your baby soft skin with these buttery organic washcloths made of sustainable bamboo.

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2. Baby in a Bucket

a baby in a bucket

The Original Tummy Tub brings the European practice of bathing babies in buckets to the U.S. With a rubber bottom, it won't scootch and baby can sit cozily (with your support) for a nice, soothing soak.

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3. So Fresh and So Clean

California Baby Wash'

Try California Baby Wash's calming shampoo and body wash for all-natura, nasty chemical-free bathing bliss. It's pricey but a little goes a very long way--you only need a few squirts per bath.

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4. Hair Rinsing

a blue jug

To erase the possibility of getting water and/or soap in baby's eyes, try this Munchkin Shampoo Rinser to safely pour water over her head.

Around $15.50,

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5. Soft as a Baby

Burt's Bees Baby Bee Nourishing Lotion

With no phthalates, petrochemicals or parabens, Burt's Bees Baby Bee Nourishing Lotion smoothes baby's dry patches after a bath--and can give you a nice moment of infant massage. We (and many Amazon reviewers) prefer the fragrance-free variety.

Around $10 for 12 ounces

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6. Bundle of (Clean) Joy

Carter's Hooded Bath Towel - Little Elephant - Grey

When baby emerges from the water, you'll want a nice fluffy towel for him. Carter's polar bear version has a convenient (and adorable) hood to keep his head warm and get it dry.

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7. Perfectly Warm--and Safe

a baby bath thermometer

According to May Clinic, babies should be bathed in 100-degree water. This tub spout cover and thermometer takes out the guesswork AND provides protection from future head-bonks on the faucet.

Around $29,

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8. Bath Squirters

bath squirters

At some point not too long from now that adorable baby or yours will be sitting up and playing with toys, if she isn't already. There are BPA-free and CUTE.

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9. Mom's Best Friend

aquatopia kneepad/bath organizer

Save your knees and be safer with this kneepad/bath organizer. Once baby gets old enough to sit in tub central (or if you have an infant tub within the tub) this will make you both very happy.

Around $19,

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10. Whale Storage Pod

Whale Storage Pod

An adorable way to organize all the bath chatchkes you will eventually have bobbing around your bathroom.

Around $30,

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