Re: How often to wash a baby?
Newborns don't need tub baths more than every few days, just clean their hands and face with a warm washcloth each day (and neck, too...easy to get gunk in there, esp if baby is chubby) and clean their bottom at each diaper change.
Once they start crawling and/or eating solids, then you may want to bathe more often, maybe every other day. Some parents bathe DC every day, but I just don't think it's necessary. My DS's both have sensitive skin that gets dry very easily (like me) and too-frequent bathing only exacerbates it.
Amy - SAHM to Colin
, stepmom to Jayson