What should you know about the newborn's skin?

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When it comes to taking care of a baby, there is a lot to mull over. A mom can feel restless, taking good care, and paying attention to your little one is a full-time job, and salary is in the form of pure love! Well, I realize we have an amazing blog on it!

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Well, coming back to the newborn baby's soft skin, you must know a few interesting things about it, and how you can keep it healthy!

Things to know about the newborn baby's skin!

Enjoy the list, and don't forget to share with your loved ones and any would-be-mom you may know!

The skin protects your baby from harmful things!

 Your baby's skin plays a key role to maintain their health, the skin works as a barrier and protects from heat and cold, bacteria, and germs that can lead to adverse skin conditions. Skin plays a vital role by regulating internal temperature and keeps your baby hydrated, and it does the basic function, allowing your baby to sense touch, warmth, and cold.

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The skin is too thin!

Though skin starts to develop in the womb, but the skin development continues for at least a year after birth. The baby's skin is delicate, it's 30% thinner than yours, and hence, it is more likely to face irritation. So, it is advisable to be very careful while buying any kind of cleansing or moisturizing product for your baby's skin.

Water alone is not enough!

Your baby skin can feel discomfort and irritation due to the substances that don't dissolve in water, leaving it on your baby's skin is not a good idea. Instead of cleansing, give your baby a good bath that can work better. New moms would surely need some guidance on when should they start giving bath to their baby, and how to do it right!

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A good massage is important!

Skin to skin contact though cuddling, applying moisturizer, or giving your baby a good massage is more important than you can think! It has been proven in studies that a good massage and routine touch is very important for physical, mental, and emotional development of your baby. A good massage promotes the baby's communication, eye contact, smile, and making sounds, and promotes various physical activities.

Final words!

Your baby's skin is soft, it needs extra care and attention! Remember these key points and make sure to hydrate and nourish your baby's skin on a regular basis!

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