Looking for a baby bath tub? Well we are giving you the best baby bath tubs you can get for your baby because there are quite a few that are on the market.
Why so many? Well, they can range from a basic tub to one with all the bells and whistles you can imagine fall short of washing your baby itself.
Do You Need a Baby Bathtub?
The short answer is no. And you can simply use the kitchen sink or bath with your baby. However, there are benefits to having one baby bath tub. They help you support your baby as you bathe them. Those babies can be slippery and cause a unsafe conditions. The materials for a tub are usually safer than the hard sink by itself or bathtub as well. Also, if you have a shower a tub can help give your baby a safe place to bath.
Having a baby tub provides safety, convenience and comfort for you and your baby.
Types of Baby Tubs
No bells or whistles for this tub. Usually foam and angled to support your baby.
As with a convertible car seat, these tubs grow with your baby. Some lastly as long as for 2 yrs or based on baby’s weight.
Usually made of nylon mesh and depending on the baby bath tub well offer support that is not removable while some are removable. Removable is a great option.
Are normally fabric and they are padded. They rest inside your sink or your bathtub.
Basin tubs are standalone baby bathtubs.
Mamas Baby Bath Tub Picks
So we asked our mamas on our Facebook page and this is what they had to say about the best baby bath tub.
Best supportive: Angelcare Baby Bath Support
Best Convertible: PRIMO EuroBath
Best for Sinks: Blooming Bath Lotus
Best Easiest to Clean & Best Value :The First Years Sure Comfort Deluxe Newborn to Toddler Tub
Best Inflatable: Mommy’s Helper Inflatable Bath Tub
How to choose the best baby baby tub?
This maybe the question most family ask and this answer varies. It depends on your space & where you want to wash your baby? Do you want something with everything or something simple? Do you have a budget? Answering these questions can better help you figure out what is best for your baby.
How to Give Baby a Bath Safely
- Once the umbilical cord has fallen off you can your baby a bath submerged in water. Before then, a simple wipe down with a washcloth works to prevent infection of umbilical cord.
- Plan to have all your baby bath essentials with you before you start bath time.
- Never leave your baby unattended during bath time.
- Always stay within arm’s reach of your baby.
- Fill the tub/sink with at most 2 inches of water. You don’t need a lot of water to get baby clean.
- Test the water temperature with your elbow. The water should be warm and not hot.
Wife and mother of twins. Founder of Pride & Joy Baby Planners and The Expecting Mamas Network.