My newborn – what part do I not wash?

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what part of a newborn baby not to wash

You just gave birth to a baby with good color, breathing is great, cry is loud and strong and baby is moving about well. Which part of the body should not dried?

  • Head
  • Back
  • Hands
  • Legs

Answer: (3) The hands. Amniotic fluid on the hands help baby find the breast. A babys hands have the scent of amniotic fluid on them and will help your baby find her mother’s nipple, which has a similar scent. For this important reason, your baby’s hands should not be dried and, it’s recommended that you do not wash your nipples before your baby breastfeeds.” This is a beautiful experience to watch!

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