Step-by-Step Guide to Bathing a Newborn

March 07, 2022

If you’ve never bathed a newborn before, the idea of it can be intimidating. In this video, Dani Kurtz, R.N., a labor and delivery nurse at Utah Valley Medical Center, demystifies the process. She explains how to know when your baby needs a bath and what supplies you’ll need, and then gives step-by-step instructions on how to do it. The process should be a little different before and after the umbilical cord stump falls off, and she explains that too.