Bathing a Newborn Baby (with Umbilical Cord): Step-by-step Video

Bathing your newborn baby may seem intimidating at first, but with a little practice, all mummies and daddies can do it.

In this video, the experts from KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH) show you what to look out for when bathing your newborn, cleaning his/her umbilical cord, and more.

0:00 Introduction
1:55 Preparing the bath
3:02 Cleaning your baby’s eyes
3:35 Cleaning your baby’s face
3:59 Washing your baby’s hair
5:07 Washing your baby’s body
6:59 Cleaning your baby’s umbilical cord
7:40 Dressing your baby

As an Academic Medical Centre, KKH believes that world-class clinical training and research are imperative in raising the standard of care. Hence, the Hospital has adopted a culture of innovation as it achieves world-class clinical leadership. KKH is a major teaching hospital for Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine. The hospital also runs the largest specialist training programme for Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Paediatrics in Singapore. Both programmes are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education International (ACGME-I), and are highly rated for the high quality of clinical teaching and the commitment to translational research.

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