Safety rules are appealing strict concerning children play in lakes, pools and oceans. Many parents are wise sufficient to keep a close watch over their valuable offspring when they are in outside water areas. But, the number one reason for deaths in offspring between the ages of one and four is drowning. Not only in outside pools but in bathtubs as well. Following baby bath safety rules will keep bath time effective and enjoyable.

When you consider of childproofing your home, baby bath safety is not the first thing that comes to mind. Mainly parents do not think baby bath safety as usually when a child is taking a bath, they are under the direct supervision of an adult. On the other hand, supervision does not constantly prevent accidents from happening. Anyone who has children knows and can tell you that children are completely unpredictable and prone to accidents with or without direction. This is why there are certain precautions that have to be taken for bath time safety.

It doesn't take a lot of water to harm an infant. They don't understand that water can drown them and don't know to hold their breath if they fall underwater.

For this reason, you should to confirm that you have the whole thing needed for bath time within arm's reach, including baby. A great tool is a tub that is shaped like a bucket. It was made to imitate the womb knowledge for the baby. It gives the baby a snug fit on the sides and they sit in the fetal position. This helps the baby feel like they are in their natural atmosphere, which make them feel safe.

Guidelines 1 - If you are intending to use your own bath for washing your infant in then it is a fine idea to put a slip proof mat or even some towels into the bath on which you’re infant can be placed. But if you can afford to there are baby bath chairs that can be purchased which allow the baby to sit happily in the bath whilst being washed.

Guidelines 2 - To make sure that the temperature of the water is right for your baby not too cold or too hot there are several things as new parents that you can do. You can either test the temperature of the water using the customary method of dipping your elbow or wrist into the water as your mother would have done. The other way is to buy a special thermometer which changes color when the water temperature is accurate.

Tests done by a leading group in safe cosmetics state that in over 70% of bath products for children have a couple of dangerous chemicals that are linked to grave health conditions. There aren't any strict regulations for the amount of use in these products. Even though they are identified as possible cancer causing agents. At the very least, they can cause serious skin allergy. The labels may state that they are safe and gentle, but they aren't, more toxins can be engrossed through the skin than ingesting tainted food and water.