View Poll Results: How often do you bathe your children?
7 or more times per week 25 15.92%
5-6 times per week 38 24.20%
3-4 times per week 56 35.67%
twice a week 28 17.83%
once a week 12 7.64%
less than once a week 6 3.82%
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Old 06-11-2007, 08:39 PM   #31
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I voted 7 or more times a week because often ds will take a shower with me, a shower with DH, and a bath of his own during a day. He only gets washed with soap, however, 1 to 2 times a week or when he has gotten really dirty/sweaty/sticky. He is just a water baby and would live in the water if we let him!

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ds is about seven months old and i bathe him about three times a week. i always bathe him on friday's and sunday's. the other days of the week are just when he comes home from school dirty. since he crawls and is into everything sometimes it's just easier to bathe him than to wipe him down.
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My oldest is 12. She showers every day.
The little girls are 8 & 6 - they take a shower every other day.
My son is 5, and I usually do every third day for him, with sponge baths in between. I usually just throw some colloidal oatmeal in the tub and let him play, and then use soap on his hands, feet & underwear area only. He has eczema.
In the summertime if they are outside, they might bathe every day.
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Old 06-11-2007, 10:55 PM   #34
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Nola's got some skin issues so I don't always bathe her on a set schedule. It's normally her hair that stinks from her getting food in it somehow.
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Old 06-11-2007, 10:58 PM   #35
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Re: How often do you bathe your DC?

Jackson gets a bath or showers with me everyday....sometimes he will shower with me in the morning and then play and get dirty and have a bath at night. We only use soap when he is dirty, which lately is everyday....he LOVES to be outside and get good and muddy. During the winter still usually everyday maybe sometimes every other....he loves showering me with and dh though.
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Old 06-11-2007, 11:02 PM   #36
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Everyday, We do wash baths and play baths. That way her skin doesnt get dried out...
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Old 06-11-2007, 11:12 PM   #37
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Re: How often do you bathe your DC?

Henry is only 4.5m old, so he doesn't get really dirty. I voted 5-6 times a week, but it really varies.

Water is his favorite toy, so sometimes when he's bored and I'm out of ideas, we take a bath. Usually these baths are just play baths, no soap. We take baths together, btw.

When we got visit relatives or someone that wears purfume holds him, he gets a soap bath.

I wash his little bum when he poops, or when we have been out and he's sweaty. I wash his hands when he decides to reach into my plate at the dinner table.

When he won't sleep he and I take a shower together with some lavander eo on a stone in the bottom of the shower.

So yeah... sometimes he will go a few days if we've just been home and not doing anything. Some days he gets 3 baths in a day. It really just depends.
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Re: How often do you bathe your DC?

As often as they are dirty.

Right now, it's about 3-4x/week. It's spring and they're spending lots of time outside getting sweaty and muddy and stinky. During the winter it's more like once a week - sometimes less, sometimes more.
We all have pretty dry sensitive skin here too, so we try not to overdo it with bathing.
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Now that he LOVES water, he bathes almost every day. Before that... it was once a week because he would fight it tooth and nail.
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We bathe DD every night. It's not really so much that she needs to be bathed nightly, but just it's her routine. It calms her down and lets her know it's bedtime. It works great!

That's exactly what I do too.
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