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Dove Baby care tips

Baby care tips

Discover our tips for caring for your baby’s skin. From dry skin to cradle cap, here’s everything you need to know to care for your baby’s delicate skin your way.

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Feeling overwhelmed about becoming a new parent and caring for your baby’s delicate skin? Visit our baby care tips page and find everything you need to know.

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Baby care tips

Baby Dove Hugs & Kisses fragrance
A gift set worth registering for
Gentle and nourishing for baby’s delicate skin, our Baby Dove Complete Care Bath Time Essentials Gift Set is perfect for your registry.
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Mom holding a bath
Building your baby registry
See which bath time items new moms recommend—and which you can safely skip.
Mom giving baby a bath
Baby’s first bath
New moms share what your baby’s first bath will really be like and how to prepare.
Mom and doula giving baby a bath
Expert registry recommendations
Get expert advice from Doula May Lane on what you need for baby’s first bath—and what you don’t.
Baby Dove Hugs & Kisses fragrance
Expert advice on baby’s first bath
Doula May Lane gives tips & tricks to make your baby’s first bath a wonderful bonding experience.
Baby care tips
Winter care for baby skin

Cold weather can have an impact on everyone's skin, especially your baby's. The harsher conditions make us all more susceptible to dry skin in winter and your little one's delicate skin can be especially sensitive. But there are ways to care for it during this chilly time of year.

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Baby Dove cradle cap
What to do with cradle cap
Although dry skin on the baby’s head does clear up on its own, these tips may help speed up the process
Baby Dove what makes our products different
What makes Baby Dove baby products different?
Discover how Baby Dove baby products are developed for delicate baby skin
Baby Dove baby advice
What I know now: First-time parents share their baby advice
Your newborn baby brings exciting change and you’ll soon find your own way
Baby Dove baby shower inspiration
Welcoming little ones: baby shower inspiration
Looking for baby shower ideas? Parents share what they enjoyed most
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Baby Dove Science behind baby's skin
Understanding the science behind your baby's skin
Baby skin is unique – discover the importance of mild, moisturizing care
Baby Dove Tear-free baby bath
What’s the secret to a tear-free baby bathtime?
How tear-free Baby Dove products can help make baby bathtimes stress-free
Baby Dove DEFI moisturizing cream
How ¼ moisturizing cream and DEFI cares for your baby’s skin
Learn more about the mild, ¼ moisturizing cream care Baby Dove provides
Baby Dove meaning of hypoallergenic
Hypoallergenic – what does it mean and why does it matter?
All Baby Dove products are hypoallergenic. But what does that mean?
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Baby Dove Baby gifting
Gift ideas to help complete that new baby checklist
Parents share their favorite baby presents to help you decide what to buy
Baby Dove baby bath routine
Finding a baby bath routine for your newborn
Creating a stress-free baby bath time routine for you and your little one
Baby Dove dry skin in babies
Dry skin in babies: your questions answered
Why is my baby’s skin dry? Visit our page on soothing dry skin in babies
Baby Dove Dealing with baby eczema
Dealing with baby eczema your way
Eczema on babies is common – we can help you find your own way to treat it
Baby care tips
Choosing baby names your own way

Of all the joys of becoming a parent, choosing baby names can be the most exciting – although coming to a decision is often easier said than done. Whatever approach you go for, remember that when making such a personal decision, there's no right or wrong way – only your way. 

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Baby Dove Baby massage
Benefits of baby massage for your newborn
Massage can help you bond with your newborn baby and care for their skin
baby microbiome
Caring for baby skin’s microbiome 
What is microbiome and why is it so important to your baby’s skin?
Baby Dove caring for sensitive baby skin
Baby skin care: Caring for sensitive baby skin
Baby skin is delicate and needs special, gentle care
Baby Dove Baby products to the test
Discover how our experts put our baby products to the test
Discover how we put all Baby Dove products to the test
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Baby acne explained
Baby acne explained
Your little one has baby acne? Don’t worry, try some mild baby skin care
Baby Dove baby swimming skincare
A guide to baby swimming skincare
Simple ways to care for your baby's skin when you go swimming together
Baby overnight skin care
Baby overnight skin care
Parents on how to moisturize baby skin before bed, and through the night
Baby sleep routine
Baby sleep routine
Baby sleep patterns are unpredictable, but a calming bedtime routine can help
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Baby Dove how baby skin is different
5 ways baby skin is different to yours
Who knew that baby skin was so different to an adult’s?
Baby Dove cares for baby skin
5 ways Baby Dove cares for baby skin
From tip to toe wash to moisturizing lotion and baby liquid soap, find out all you need to know about Baby Dove’s baby products
Baby Dove bathing a baby
6 tips for bathing a baby
Bathing a baby can be a challenge but we’ve got tips from real parents
Baby Dove survival techniques
6 survival tips for new moms and dads
Becoming a new parent can be exhausting. These real tips for new moms and dads may help you
Baby care tips
5 tips for healthy, soft baby skin

Caring for delicate baby skin isn’t easy for any new parent. If you’re experiencing information overload and feeling unsure of where to start, you’re not alone. 

With more than 60 years of skincare expertise, Dove is here to help you learn more about your baby’s delicate skin and how to care for it. First, you may not know that it’s 30% thinner than yours and loses moisture faster. That’s why we recommend gentle products that go beyond mild cleansing to replenish essential nutrients. 

Here are some suggestions to help you find a skincare routine that works for you and your baby.  

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Baby Dove Parenting your own way
There is no right or wrong way to parent – only your way
Feeling pressure to be a perfect parent? There's no such thing

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