frequently asked questions. What are WaterWipes baby wipes? WaterWipes baby wipes are the world’s purest baby water wipes. Our baby wet wipes contain 99.9% water and a drop of fruit extract so they are safe to use on delicate newborn babies’ skin.
Are water wipes OK for newborn?
Yes. When a baby is born, its skin is much thinner than an adult’s and therefore more delicate. Because of this, Midwife Margaret Merrigan Feenan recommends you use cotton wool and water OR WaterWipes baby wet wipes.
How long do you use water wipes for newborn?
There’s no time limit on how long to use water wipes on a baby. Usually made with 99.9% water, they are ideal for sensitive skin . If you’ve noticed a rash or redness after using baby wipes, you may want to switch to gentler water wipes.
What age can I use baby wipes on my newborn?
Q: Should I use baby wipes on my newborn? A: Many popular baby wipes contain ingredients that can trigger allergic reactions for some babies with sensitive skin, so although it’s probably fine to use them right away, many doctors recommend playing it safe and waiting until your baby’s at least 1 month old.
What age can you use wipes on babies?
We advise that you avoid using baby wipes until your baby is at least 2-4 weeks old. When used, they should be mild and free from alcohol and perfume. 6. We recommend that for premature babies, skin products are avoided for 6-8 weeks as the skin’s protective barrier takes longer to mature.
Can you use WaterWipes in hospital?
The closest alternative to cotton wool and water, WaterWipes are the world’s purest biodegradable, cruelty free baby wipes for sensitive skin; the number one choice for newborn skin and are used in maternity wards across the UK and Ireland.
What size nappies do newborns wear?
Nappy size guides
Size 0 (1-2.5kg, 2-5lbs) Size 1 (2 -5kg, 5-11lbs) Size 2 (3-6kg, 7-14lbs) Size 3 (4-9kg, 8-20lbs)
How many poops should a newborn have a day?
You may be surprised at the number of diapers your newborn goes through every day. Many newborns have at least 1 or 2 bowel movements a day. By the end of the first week, your baby may have as many as 5 to 10 a day. Your baby may pass a stool after each feeding.
Should you change diaper before or after feeding?
Change your baby before you change sides (or halfway through the bottle). This usually wakes babies up enough to get them to take a full feeding. If that wakes your baby too much, change their diaper first, and then feed them. If you change the diaper after you feed your baby, you risk completely waking them again.