The Ultimate Best Baby Bath Essentials

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The Ultimate Best Baby Bath Essentials

Everything about being or about to become a first time parent can be exciting but also nerve wracking too. But let’s face it, one of biggest stresses first time parents will experience (besides labour and delivery!) is giving their precious newborn their very first bath.

If you’re worried or unsure about how to choose the best baby bath essentials for your baby or are overwhelmed with all the choice available to you, fret not! We’ve done all the hard work and research for you and have put together a shortlist of the top 10 best baby bath essentials below.

(Note: It is recommended to only use water to cleanse your newborn for the first month and then you can transition onto our mild (non perfumed) best baby bath essentials below).

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Baby Bath Must Haves


1. Best Baby Bath Support
Angelcare Baby Bath Support

Angelcare Baby Bath Support

This wonderful ergonomically designed bath support provides optimal comfort, support and safety for your newborn up until around 6 months (or 9kg in weight).

Ideal for use in homes with a bathtub, the mesh cover on the Angelcare bath support allows for water to easily flow through and there is a maximum water level line which indicates how much water you should be filling your bath tub with.

The Angelcare bath support can easily be hooked or hung to dry with the convenient loop hole attached to it and comes in a choice of colours including grey, pink or blue.

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2. Best Baby Bath Tub
Shnuggle Baby Bath

Shnuggle Baby Bath

The best newborn baby bath tub for homes without a bath tub or for parents that just want the flexibility to be able to bathe their baby anywhere in the house.

The Shnuggle baby bath comes with a foam back rest and bum bump support to ensure that your baby is warm, secure, stable and comfortable during bath time.

The Shnuggle baby bath also comes in various colours and can be used from birth until 12 months.

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3. Best Baby Bath Thermometer
Baby Bath Thermometer

TensCare Digi Duckling Digital Water Thermometer and Baby Bath Time Toy

If you’re a first time parent and are worried about the temperature of your baby’s bath water being too hot or too cold (and you’re not ready for the elbow in water test just as yet!), this little bath thermometer (which also doubles up as the cutest bath toy too) is the perfect little tool for you (and your little one)!

Remember, the ideal water temperature for babies should be between 37-38 degrees C.

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4. Best Baby Bath Towel
The White Company Hydrocotton Baby Bath Towel

The Little White Company – Hydrocotton Baby Towel

This wonderful pure hydrocotton baby bath towel is so soft to touch even after numerous washes. It feels so thick and luxurious and is super gentle on your baby’s skin.

The towel is designed with the cutest hood with little bear ears which keeps baby’s head warm after bath time whilst also drying their hair in the process.

The Little White Company Hydrocotton Baby Towel also comes in two sizes: small and large. We’d highly recommend getting the large size at the outset as it’s only £2 more and will last you so much longer!

This is also Haul of Fame’s firm favourite recommendation for baby shower gift ideas!

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5. Best Baby Hair and Body Wash
Aveeno Baby Daily Hair and Body Wash

Aveeno Baby Daily Care Baby Hair & Body Wash

When Aveeno released their baby product line, we knew it was going to be good given the huge popularity of their products on the market.

Formulated with colloidal oat and oat essence, the Aveeno Baby Daily Hair & Body Wash is gentle enough on baby skin to be used daily and has been developed to minimise the risk of allergies.

Oats are known for their incredible skincare benefits, some of which include providing moisture, soothing skin as well as protecting the skins barrier.

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6. Best Baby Rinser
Skip Hop Baby Rinser

Skip Hop Moby Waterfall Rinser

The most convenient and fun looking rinser around!

The Skip Hop Moby Waterfall Rinser is designed with a soft yellow lip to cushion baby’s head while you rinse their hair. This prevents water accidentally entering their eyes and the handle on the rinser allows for an easy grip.

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7. Best Baby Moisturiser
Childs Farm Moisturiser

Childs Farm Moisturiser

The Childs Farm award winning baby moisturiser is packed with 98% naturally derived ingredients and is just the perfect moisturiser for delicate baby skin, especially those with sensitive and/or eczema prone skin.

The Childs Farm moisturiser has been tested and approved by paediatricians and dermatologists and is one of the leading and most loved baby moisturisers on the market.

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8. Best Baby Oil
Burt's Bees Baby Oil

Burt’s Bees 100% Natural Baby Oil

This award winning 100% natural baby oil by Burt’s Bees is perfect for post bath time baby massage whilst your baby stares at their gorgeous nursery accent wall, or can even be added to your baby’s bath as a soothing treatment.

Rich in antioxidants and vitamins, the Burt’s Bees Baby Oil is infused with apricot and grape seed oil to lock in all the moisture your baby’s delicate skin needs and is also ideal as a targeted treatment for very dry areas.

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9. Best Nappy Changing Cream
Weleda Calendula Nappy Change Cream

Weleda Calendula Nappy Change Cream

Another multi-award winner, the Weleda Calendula Nappy Change Cream is packed with ingredients known for their protective and healing properties including lanolin, calendula, almond oil and chamomile extract.

The perfect nappy cream to protect the delicate skin of the nappy area and also a soothing natural treatment to nappy rash.

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Other popular nappy creams include: Burt’s Bees Baby 100% Natural Diaper Ointment, Bepanthen Nappy Care Ointment and Metanium Nappy Rash Ointment.

10. Best Baby Healthcare Kit
Tommee Tippee Healthcare Kit

Tommee Tippee Closer to Nature Healthcare Kit

This complete healthcare kit is the perfect bundle equipped with all the day to day healthcare essentials you need for your baby.

The brush and comb that comes with this kit is super gentle on your baby’s scalp and also comes with a nasal aspirator which is best used after bath time once baby’s mucus has softened.

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We hope our list of the best baby bath essentials helped you! Don’t forget some fun bath toys too to keep your little one entertained!

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  1. I’m due with my first baby next month, these baby BATH PRODUCTS recommendations were really helpful!

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