Swaddle Bathing Newborns

Swaddle bathing, also known as "baby-led bathing," is a gentle and soothing way to bathe your newborn. It involves wrapping your baby in a soft, cloth or bath swaddle, similar to the way they were swaddled in the hospital.

Hummingbird Infant's Warm Hug baby bath swaddle, is durable, helps keep your baby warmer longer, and is easy to use and care for, making it a great choice for busy parents. That's because it is designed with baby-soft neoprene layers. This helps to create a secure and comforting environment for your baby, which can make the bathing experience less stressful for both of you.


One of the benefits of swaddle bathing is that it allows your baby to feel more comfortable and secure during the bathing process. Newborns are used to being swaddled, as it helps to mimic the feeling of being in the womb. When your baby is swaddled during bathing, it can help to calm and relax them, making the experience more enjoyable for both of you.

Swaddle bathing also allows you to be more in tune with your baby's needs and cues. You can gently rock and sway your baby as you bathe them, and you can also use soothing touches and gentle strokes to comfort and calm them. This can help to create a strong bond between you and your baby, and it can also help to promote healthy development and attachment.

To swaddle bathe your baby, you will need a Hummingbird Infant's Warm Hug Bath Swaddle and a safe place to bathe your baby (such as a sink or a baby bath). Here are the steps for swaddle bathing:

      1. Gather all of your supplies, including a clean towel or cloth, a washcloth, and any other products you will need (such as baby soap and shampoo).

      2. Place your baby on a clean, flat surface (such as a changing table).

      3. Gently wrap your baby in Hummingbird Infant's Warm Hug Bath Swaddle, making sure to tuck their arms in and secure the cloth around their chest and waist.

      4. Hold your baby securely and gently lower them into the sink or baby bath.

      5. Use a small amount of baby soap and a washcloth to gently clean your baby's face and neck.

      6. Unwrap your baby's arms and gently wash their armpits and under their arms.

      7. Unwrap your baby's torso and gently wash their chest and back.

      8. Unwrap your baby's legs and gently wash their genitals and buttocks.
      9. Rinse your baby off with warm water, making sure to get all of the soap off.
      10. Gently pat your baby dry with a clean towel, and then wrap them up again in the towel or cloth.

Swaddle bathing is a gentle and soothing way to bathe your newborn, and it can help to create a secure and comfortable environment for both you and your baby. Hummingbird Infant's Warm Hug Bath Swaddle is designed with micro fiber neoprene layers to help keep your baby warmer longer. It is also a great way to bond with your baby and to promote healthy development and attachment.  So give it a try, and see if swaddle bathing works for you and your little one!