|*disclaimer: this adorable baby is not Behr|
puj tub. This item is without a doubt the best. Behr loves it. The tub fits any bowl sink, hangs flat behind our bathroom door, and keeps a squiggly newborn tucked in safely. It is the perfect way to get infants squeaky clean. Bonus: Their head is automatically elevated by the shape of the sink and puj tub, so no worries about bath water getting too close to delicate features in early weeks. Note: Behr is beginning to outgrow this, but the alternatives are just so massive, I am not ready to give it up!
2. Hooded Bath Towels. There are hundreds on the market. The best in my opinion are the most basic, the thin and quick drying cotton hoodies. The thicker towels are harder to use when drying all of the tiny folds of an infants body. These basics tuck in nicely and act like a swaddling blanket when bringing Behr from the bathroom to his changing table. There is no need for anything fancy at this young age. However, we do have an adorable bathrobe waiting in the queue for when Behr can waddle about.
Why you need 3 and only 3. We have 3 in rotation and this is very helpful. At first I thought I only needed one or two and then one day Behr pooped immediately after bath time. I was glad to have a spare on hand. Other than this rare occurrence, these towels are quick drying and hardly used so there is no need to wash after every bath. In our tiny apartment, 3 is the perfect number.
3. Little Bamboo Washers. These are incredibly soft and amazing for all sorts. They are great on baby's face, for bath time, and all other baby washing needs. We started with 3, but use them so much for the in between bath cleans that we quickly got a few more. I only wish I could justify replacing all of my wash cloths with these! They are fantastic.
4. Basic Bath Toys: A few small items for Behr to hold on to are perfect right now. Most of the time, he is so happy to be in the bath and playing with the water that we skip the toys altogether. Boon always thinks outside the box when developing new products and these bath time scribbles are no different. The bright colors and textures mesmerize Behr. I love the interchangeable heads that pop off for quick drying and the ease of throwing them in the dishwasher if they need an extra clean.
What are the bath time essentials for your family?