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How do you clean your little ones hands before self feeding? You you use wet wipes, damp cloth, water and soap…?

Posted anonymously, 12th May 2015

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  • Soap and water, though when we were out and about baby wipes were easiest.

  • I use the tap and soap same as with us to form the habit, I will then do with a wipe to ensure it’s clean.

  • usually just wet wipes if we’re out. Depends on what he’s been playing with if at home.

  • 2 and under used wet wipes but over that we go to the bathroom and wash our hands with foam pump soap

  • we just do a little soap and warm water under the tap, never too young to learn!

  • We just use a warm wet cloth.

  • Encouraging hand washing is the best way to teach your child but for the demanding times a washer or wipe will work for you both!

  • Wash with a washer or if out then use a baby wipe.

  • The main thing is getting into a habit that will endure through childhood into adulthood. A quick and simple hand washing routine is the way to go. :)

  • I usually just put a little soap on a damp face washer and wipe her hands. I don’t think it’s necessary to go overboard. A few germs are good for the immune system.

  • A wet face washer or a wet wipe if we are out.

  • I use both but honestly I often forget to do either or I am being screamed at as apparently she’s going to starve to death in the 30secs it takes me to hand her something she’s decided she wants (under2)

  • When at home make it a habit to go wash our hands before we eat. When out and about wipes are great.

  • Just a washer :)

  • A damp cloth works well when out and about and washing hands when home.

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