Introducing a gentle bedtime routine from around six weeks can be a great way to show your baby when it’s time to sleep – which helps make evenings a lot more restful for you and your partner.
Not sure where to start? Welcome to the products you need to help your baby settle into a gentle bedtime routine.
1. Baby massage oil
Relaxing baby massage is a lovely bonding opportunity and something your partner can do with your little one as well. Organic sunflower seed oil designed for baby massage is perfect for his delicate skin.
2. Bepanthen Nappy Care Ointment
Nappy rash can flare up at night, so use this gentle and moisturising ointment on your baby’s bottom followed by a clean nappy to help keep his skin dry and protected.
3. A book
As well as boosting his bookworm potential, reading to your baby before bed can help him unwind and give you some quality time together after a long day.
4. Baby towel
Splashing around in a warm bath can relax your baby before sleep, and a snuggly towel keeps him warm while you dress him for bed
Create a peaceful atmosphere in your baby’s room with a soft light that gently soothes him. Or opt for a special baby one, which come with different music and lullaby settings, too.
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