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Baby bath safety tips by Iya Villania, Neri Miranda

Celebrity “supermoms” Iya Villania-Arellano and Neri Naig-Miranda take advantage of the opportunity to give their children a bath. This part of the day offers them a chance to bond sans technology and other similar distractions. 

Baby bath safety tips by Iya Villania, Neri Miranda
Neri Naig-Miranda believes choosing products specially formulated for babies should be top priority of parents.
Photo from @mrsnerimiranda/Instagram
Both moms agree the first few times giving baby a bath can be a slippery business. But with a little preparation and some parenting savvy, they say it can be a joyful and memorable experience.

Iya and Neri share their favorite bath tips and tricks to help moms (and dads, too) keep their children fresh, clean, and happy. 

Baby bath safety tips by Iya Villania, Neri Miranda
Iya Villania-Arellano highlights the importance of reading product label ingredients of baby cleansers.
Photo from @iyavillania/Instagram
Product choice is critical

Both moms agree that choosing products specially formulated for babies should be top priority.

“Babies have more delicate skin than adults because their skin is still developing,” says Miranda.    

Spot clean as needed

It is important to keep baby’s skin folds clean and dry from saliva, dribbled milk, and the like to avoid skin irritation. Miranda recommends gently patting—not rubbing—their face and in between those cute, chubby rolls with a soft sheet of wipes when needed. 

“I like how Babyflo Baby Wipes has just the right size and dampness to clean up my baby,” she says, adding, “I love that its cottony-soft sheets are hypoallergenic and dermatologically tested safe.” 

Soap away germs

Safety and hygiene are especially crucial today, and frequent washing with soap is recommended to keep any infection at bay. Mom of three Villania-Arellano suggests that moms should take the time to read product ingredient labels before buying, watching out for harsh cleansers that can irritate babies’ sensitive skin. 

“Babyflo Soap-Free Bath is soap-free, fragrance-free, paraben-free and doesn’t clog pores. It’s safe enough for daily bath time,” she enthuses.

Apply a moisturizer

Directly after baby’s bath, use a “locking-in” method to trap moisture back into their damp skin. A gentle oil moisturizer is the perfect ally for babies’ skin as it functions like a shield to protect it from outside attacks. Villania-Arellano likes gently rubbing Babyflo Baby Oil onto their skin.

Baby bath safety tips by Iya Villania, Neri Miranda

Add a protective barrier

Chaffed skin often leads to diaper rash. Miranda applies BabyFlo Petroleum Jelly for a protective barrier. “When the skin is slightly chapped, it soothes the redness and restores softness.”

Topics: Iya Villania-Arellano , Neri Naig-Miranda , BabyFlo Petroleum Jelly
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