Baby Wipes

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  1. Kiranxxx

    Kiranxxx Well-Known Member

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    Hi,

    Please can someone tell me whether you can use baby wipes on newborns to wipe their bum or should I stick to cotton wool and water?

    I'm not sure.
     
  2. mary70

    mary70 Well-Known Member

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    i used baby wipes from birth, i used them in the hospital and so did the midwives, they had a baby wipe warmer it was brill
     
  3. Kiranxxx

    Kiranxxx Well-Known Member

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    Thanks - Should I take my own to the hospital?
     
  4. mary70

    mary70 Well-Known Member

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    i did hun but its up to you if your not in long maybe cotton wool and water will just do u for a day or 2, i was in 10 days, it wont hurt to just put a little pack in, but i would go for pampers or huggies not the cheaper brands
     
  5. leckershell

    leckershell Well-Known Member

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    i used them on ryan from birth, pampers, simple, or boots ones iv used. johnsons too but i didnt like the feel of them.
     
  6. Kylie1007

    Kylie1007 Well-Known Member

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    I use baby wipes - it's just not practical when you're on your own with a screaming baby to run some hot water into a bowl etc.
     
  7. valentine

    valentine Well-Known Member

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    I used cotton wool and (cold) water for the first 2 months and still often use it at home now.

    I don't like the idea of using too many chemicals on her skin - don't use baby bath etc. But that's a personal choice.

    Valentine Xxx
     
  8. jayla's mummy

    jayla's mummy Well-Known Member

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    i used water and cotton wool 4 da da 1st month then moved to pampers sensitive wipes. because her newborn skin wud of been sensitive.
    xnatx
     
  9. Snuggle

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    I use Pampers Sensitive (tried Johnsons but didnt like them) and have used them from birth :D
     
  10. sarah113

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    i used pampers sensative wipes with mine
     
  11. trixipaws

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    i only used water until millie was nearly 8 weeks- but im very careful because her daddy has super-sensitive skin and she may take after him. but since i switched to wipes shes been fine (i always use sensitive/unfragranced tho)
     
  12. lozzi

    lozzi Well-Known Member

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    i used wipes from the start..

    I bought LOADS of pink johnsons ones but they didnt agree wtih her bum lol


    so since then i used Huggies Pure (like cotton wool and water) and there fab..

    still using them now :)
     
  13. mrs_tommo22

    mrs_tommo22 Well-Known Member

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    Iused baby wipes from birth but many mums stick to cotten wool or water as their skin is so delicate, but ive never had any problems.

    Ive alwys been careful with wipes as so many of them contain alchohol believe it or not! As far as I know Johnsons are the only alchchol free ones and ive used them for years despite being expensive, and i use them on bums, faces hands - there a great wipe.
     
  14. andreag

    andreag Well-Known Member

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    I was strongly advised against using babywipes on a newborn by my midwife as even the senitive ones can cause a reaction, so I used wool and water for the first 8 weeks or so, and then switched to huggies pure. I always change C in the bathroom anyway and have my system set up so it was never inconveinient, except when I changed her once in Marks and Spencers baby change and there was no running water - just a table and a bin- nowhere to wash your hands or wet the cotton wool - how grss is that?
     
  15. Misslarue

    Misslarue Well-Known Member

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    I used babywipes from the start.............never even thought not too :oops:
    Never had a problem, infact Dan's bum is gorgeous and can only be described as being soft as a babies bum! :lol:
     
  16. Lola's Mummy

    Lola's Mummy Well-Known Member

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    I used baby wipes for the first few days but her bum started looking red so i swapped to cotton wool amd water.

    I've just started to use wipes again and she's ok so far :D
     

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