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How to Know How Warm Bath Water Should Be

Bath time is a great time to bond with your child. Make the experience comfortable with the appropriate room and water temperatures.


  • Step 1: Set the room temperature Set the room temperature to 70 to 75 degrees Fahrenheit to keep your child warm during bath time.
  • Step 2: Make sure temperature is between 90-100 Make sure the temperature of the water is between 90 and 100 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Step 3: Put your elbow in water Stick your elbow in the water to test whether it is too hot.
  • TIP: You can also use a thermometer.
  • Step 4: Wrap your baby in a warm towel Wrap your child in a warm towel after a bath. Don't forget the moisturizer.
  • FACT: A baby can drown in less than an inch of water.

You Will Need

  • Thermostat
  • Water between 90-100 degrees
  • Elbow
  • Towel
  • Moisturizer
  • Thermometer (optional)

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