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The Benefits of Waiting to Wash Your Baby After Delivery

It may seem like bathing a baby right after birth, often within the first two hours, has been the thing to do for as long as any of us can remember. Evolving interest in understanding that babies are covered in vernix for a reason has given us a better understanding of its benefits. It appears as a white, cheese-like substance. This coating develops on the baby’s skin while in the womb and may appear on the skin after birth.

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