Every first moment in a newborn's life seems magical and leaves new parents in awe. From the first smile to their first bath, there is always something beautiful about everything they do. This father is giving his baby her first bath in the bathtub and it looks like they are both really enjoying the experience. Every move she makes leaves him in awe and waiting to see what she will do next. 

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There are a lot of ways to bath your newborn (using a sponge or a small tub are common), but co-bathing has a lot of advantages. Using a small tub can be uncomfortable for them since they are only partially submerged and the small amount of water can get cold quickly. By co-bathing, you give them more water to spread out in and you can take care that they get submerged more without the danger of drowning. By bathing with your baby you also have the opportunity for more physical closeness. 

When it comes to giving your own newborn a bath, the most important thing to remember is to do what feels comfortable for you. While co-bathing has its advantages, if it doesn't feel right, then it just isn't the path you need to take. If you're curious about what it is like, watch this dad carefully bathe his tiny newborn in her very first tub bath.