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Cetaphil Baby Search Contest #CetaphilBabyBathtime and Giveaway ~ CAN 07/11

| June 8, 2016 | 69 Comments

Cetaphil logo 2Bath time is a fun time for both babies and parents For babies, it is a time of discovery and fun! They are learning what water is and what they can do in and with this substance. For parents, it is a time to guide your child through this experience and to give them the support they need, whether it is to continue the bonding process between parent and child or protecting their young skin from damage. Cetaphil, Canada’s number one brand of sensitive skin care cleansers, has just released Cetaphil Baby, a new line of dermatologist tested and pediatrician recommended skin care products for babies’ delicate skin.

Kelly Bourne, a well-known parenting educator and former registered nurse, was among the first in Canada to use the Cetaphil Baby line. This is what she had to say about these products,

“Like many Canadians, I’m a fan of Cetaphil products because they are very gentle on your skin. So when I heard baby products were coming, I was excited to try them. The first thing I noticed about the Cetaphil Baby line is a subtle, more sophisticated fragrance than your typical baby products. They also contain organic calendula, an extract from the marigold flower that helps soothe and calm the skin. The washes are great because they’re not drying at all and the Wash & Shampoo is gentle and tear-free. The lotion is ideal for everyday use and the moisturizing oil really impressed because it contains no mineral oil – instead the main ingredients include sunflower seed oil and sweet almond oil. I also love the fact that all Cetaphil Baby products are free of parabens and colourants.” 

 

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Are you expecting a bundle of joy in the near future? Kelly offered some tips on how to bathe newborns correctly and safely to help new parents get ready for this fun time of the day.

Kelly Bourne’s Baby Bath Time Tips

  • Be prepared – A wet, slippery, wiggly infant is hard to hold onto. To keep your baby safe, lay out all essential bath items within reach ahead of time.
  • Proper form – There is a technique to move your baby in and out of the tub. One may be tempted to cradle the baby. It’s better to support her head and bottom with your hands rather than using a cradling position.
  • Bath water temperature – The bath water should be 37 degrees Celsius. To be certain, use a bath thermometer. Eventually you’ll learn to gauge the water temperature with a quick test on the inside of your wrist to ensure it’s not too hot.
  • Sponge bathe your newborn – Delay tub baths until his umbilical cord detaches. Soaking or excess moisture can promote bacteria growth. Instead, sponge bathe your baby.
  • Keep baby warm – Place washcloths on your baby’s chest and arms as you pour water over her body. This provides a little more insulation and warmth during bath time.
  • Bathe every few days –It’s a popular misconception that babies need a bath every day. Bathing too frequently may dry the skin. Every few days is ideal. In between baths, cleanse with a sponge to keep baby fresh. After bathing, use Cetaphil Baby Daily Lotion to help moisturize and protect the skin.
  • Cradle Cap – Babies often develop cradle cap. It’s a harmless condition and will eventually go away on its own. If it bothers you, using a natural oil followed by a gentle cleanse of your baby’s scalp helps to remove the scales.
  • Use baby wash – It’s a misconception that you don’t need a cleanser while bathing your baby. There are many oil based irritants that can end up on your baby’s skin. Water alone may not remove them and using a washcloth with no cleanser can be harsh on the skin. Cetaphil Baby Ultra Moisturizing Wash contains 1/3 baby lotion and lets you cleanse delicate skin gently.
  • Bonding with Dad – Dads today are more involved with their children than ever. Bath time gives Dad a great opportunity to share in the bonding experience with baby.

 

Let the Search for Canada’s Cetaphil Baby Begin!

 

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Do you think your baby is the cutest thing ever? During the month of June, Cetaphil Baby is searching for the Cetaphil Baby! They are inviting Canadians to share their beautiful baby bath time photos of Instagram with the hashtag #CetaphilBabyBathtime until June 30, 2016.

What’s available to win? Here is what the Cetaphil Baby will receive:

  • a personalized family shoot
  • fantastic baby gear
  • one (1) year supply of Cetaphil Baby products!

The winner will be featured online. Click here to find out all of the details for this contest!

So pick up the whole Cetaphil Baby product line to care for your baby’s delicate skin, and share your fun baby bath time pics on Instagram so she or he can become the next Cetaphil Baby!

Disclaimer: I was generously compensated with products from Cetaphil Baby.

 

A Bubbly Baby Bath Time Giveaway from Cetaphil Baby!

 

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Cetaphil Baby wants for one (1) lucky Ottawa Mommy Club to bond with your baby and to enjoy bath time with their little ones by giving away a Cetaphil Baby prize package containing each of the products from their new line!

The ARV of this prize package is $50!

This giveaway is open to Canadian residents and ends at 11:59 EDT on July 11th, 2016.

Good luck!

Rules: Open to Canadian residents 18 +. You have 48 hours to reply by email once you are notified as the winner. If you don’t, we will draw another entry. Prize is non-transferable. No substitution or cash equivalent of prizes is permitted. The selected winner must correctly answer a mathematical question in order to win the prize mentioned above. The Ottawa Mommy Club is not responsible for prize fulfillment and for the delivery/shipment of the prize(s) mentioned above. For our complete set of rules, please click here.

 

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My name is Lian Wright. Born in Toronto, I came to Ottawa as a student to study Political Science at Carleton University, and came away with an Honours Degree, and decided to stay. I'm a huge sports fan, have a love of reading, and like experiencing new things whenever I can. I am now a mother of three children (11, 1 and 7 months old) and am kept constantly on my toes. My blog, Pieces of Me, is my way of sharing what I have enjoyed and encountered in my life so far as a mother. So far, being a mom has had it's expected ups and downs, but that's what makes being a parent so fulfilling for me. I've loved and learned from what's happened so far, and I can't wait to see what's in store for me next. I hope you enjoy the journey with me!

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  1. Judy Cowan says:

    My tip is to just focus on the bath, make it enjoyable for both you and baby! Not a time for multitasking!

  2. Cheryl MacPhail says:

    I think it is a great time to bond with your little one. My tip is to never take your eyes off them!! things can happen so fast so they need your full attention. 🙂

  3. Florence C says:

    Make sure the water is the right temperature and handle baby gently.

  4. KD says:

    I like having a tub with a built-in newborn sling, so that baby is safe and supported as I bathe her.

  5. My tip is to use a comfy infant bath chair.

  6. Linda says:

    My newborn bathing tip is to have a lot of helpers to help hold the baby and fetch wash cloths, etc.

  7. Sasha says:

    My favorite tips was – Bonding with Dad – Dads today are more involved with their children than ever. Bath time gives Dad a great opportunity to share in the bonding experience with baby.

  8. Lynda Cook says:

    My tip is to make sure to have all supplies and everything you need ready and right beside you, babies are slippery when wet and it just makes it easier if everything is there, and plus this is a great time to bond with baby, make it fun too

  9. Jonnie says:

    My tip is to use a “tub” that isn’t much bigger than the baby so there’s less risk of them slipping away from you.

  10. ivy pluchinsky says:

    do not be distracted while bathing your child!

  11. kathy downey says:

    Get everything ready before hand so its a fun bonding time

  12. Gillian Morgan says:

    I would recommend using a smaller tub until the baby is bigger.

  13. 409cope says:

    I always used very mild baby shampoo and a super soft washcloth.

  14. Robyn Bellefleur says:

    My tip is to test the water not just once but twice before putting the baby into it.

  15. Andrea Amy says:

    Always make sure the water is the right temp, and make sure you have everything you need and on hand.

  16. Luminous Angel says:

    I found the easiest way to bath baby was to get in the tub too!

  17. Amy Lovell says:

    Always hold onto baby while bathing!

  18. Wanda Bergman says:

    Cradle them with your hands while they’re in the water.

  19. Michelle Roberge-Butcher says:

    I make sure I have everything I need within reach before putting him in the tub – that way I’m not trying to hold him place and reaching for something or telling my husband to go get something.

  20. Leah says:

    I like the Be prepared tip. It’s true that if you’re not, you’re scrambling during/afterwards with a wet baby!

  21. kristen visser says:

    Take your time! don’t rush it. and an extra set of hands helps too

  22. Darwin says:

    My tip for bathing a newborn is to keep their head support while you bathe them.

  23. dawn walsh says:

    Be prepared – A wet, slippery, wiggly infant is hard to hold onto. To keep your baby safe, lay out all essential bath items within reach ahead of time. i love this tip for sure the foremost

  24. cbrazil says:

    Use a bowl of water and bathe them on a nice, thick towel to keep them warm; also bathing every second day (providing there are no blow outs to contend with) will help with dry skin and infant eczema.

  25. Nicole B says:

    The be prepared. I think we all have left the soap or towel out of reach! I end up all wet from picking up the baby to go get what I need!

  26. aarone mawdsley says:

    never leave them alone

  27. Holly MacRitchie says:

    Keep the water out of baby’s ears and eyes!

  28. Doreen Lamoureux says:

    A bath cradle so the little one is supported all the time.

  29. jan says:

    Always stay in attendance!

  30. Silvia D says:

    make sure the water is the right temperature, not too hot! Support the head.

  31. Wanda Tracey says:

    My tip for bathing a new born is support their head really well to protect them and also turn the heat up a bit so that they don’t get cold.

  32. Tetyana Novikova says:

    My favourite tip is that you don’t have to bathe babies every single day but every few days.

  33. Fan R says:

    My favourite tip for bathing newborns correctly and safely is to get the right bath tab and proper skin care.

  34. Anne Derkat says:

    My tip is to use an infant bath chair.

  35. Andrea Lee says:

    My tip is to always support the head and neck, be sure you are holding the baby tight and securely, they can get slippery when bathing!

  36. Dianne G. says:

    My favourite tip is to have everything ready before you start bathing your baby. You do not want to be the least bit unprepared.

  37. Amy C says:

    My tip is to get a great bathtub that is comfortable for u and baby.

  38. sabina Edwards says:

    My favorite tip was to give the head support!! thanks but I’m also hving probs getting the app to accept my twitter follow for cetaphil canada

  39. Nicole Jubleew says:

    Gather everything you need for baby’s bath close at hand and try to relax and enjoy the time together.

  40. anna key says:

    My favorite tip is to make sure that the bath water is 37 degrees Celsius. I have a hard time judging what temperature is appropriate so this helps a lot!

  41. Cheryl says:

    My favourite tip is to get a blooming bath for the sink! So much easier in your back, I always worried about my baby being in the big tub and having to bend down with back issues I need to have the baby up higher and it’s so much easier

  42. Laurie Bolduc-Cadieux says:

    My favourite tip is to have everything ready before you start. Always test the water and wash from head to toe 🙂

  43. Athena says:

    double check the water

  44. Wanda Tracey says:

    My tip is to use great bath products that you trust for baby’ skin.My baby grandson has sensitive skin so we use Cetaphil products for him.He has a mild case of eczema and they seem to soothe him rather than irritate his skin.

  45. Wanda Tracey says:

    I am following Cetaphil Canada on twitter but am not getting the credit for it.@Ottawamommyclub

  46. Holly MacRitchie says:

    I follow Cetaphil on twitter but it will not give me an entry!

  47. Susan says:

    Always check water temperature. Thank you.

  48. SweetPanda says:

    Test the water temperature first before you put the newborn in. Always use your hand to support his/her head and use a small tub or those that has an infant nest to ensure the baby wont’ drop in water

  49. Sarah N says:

    Terrified to bathe a newborn, so I try to make it as relaxing for both of us as possible.

  50. Marla P says:

    Use a temperature monitoring device. We also had a newborn safety net in our tub

  51. Alexandria says:

    I used to bathe my baby on the kitchen floor in the infant bathtub with relaxing lavender scented products. My biggest tip would be to make sure you have everything near by for after so you can bundle up your babe to prevent the baby from getting cold!

  52. Juliee Fitze says:

    Using a baby bath tub in the kitchen helps save your back .

  53. lori butler says:

    having everything right there as you need it, it always helps to have an extra set of hands too.

  54. Kim K says:

    Have everything you need in place before you begin bathing baby so everything is in easy reach!

  55. Knittinchick says:

    letting dad be involved in the process… great tip!

  56. Amber Y says:

    My favourite tip is to Sponge bathe your newborn!! It’s important to keep baby clean, but also to hold off a little bit on that first at home water bath.

  57. Aarica says:

    The best tips would be to have everything you need on hand and to also make sure that you always test the water temp if it gets a little to cold that is never good and to hot is always bad

  58. heidi c. says:

    We had an area where everything was all set up so we were well-prepared before starting the actual bath.

  59. Gabriela says:

    Baby Flower Tub from Babies R Us comes in handy, and my husband is right there to always help me if I need anything. It’s the most beautiful thing 🙂

  60. Caryn Coates says:

    Be well prepared with everything you need and a baby bathtub always helps

  61. Liberty says:

    My grandson was born premature. He was so tiny my daughter was afraid to bathe him. I placed him into a warm soaked towel the minute his clothes were off. He could not tolerate getting cold. As I gently washed and dried his tiny body parts he was being dressed with a sleeper which was warmed prior in the drier.

  62. Linda Svarovsky says:

    Have everything set up ahead of time, and have assistance

  63. Sarah N says:

    I do my best to keep them safe by being prepared myself.

  64. Melissa Finn says:

    I put the tub on the counter do I wouldn’t have to bend down. And have everything you need at the ready!

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