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Doesn't like to wash?!

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Blossom4538 Tue 03-Jan-17 18:31:04

Hi all,

Happy New Year!!

Just a quickie. We have real problems with DD (5) and her hygiene. She has regular baths and hair washes but often refuses to wash "down there" - sorry!! She doesn't really wash herself much and we have to persuade her to try or do it ourselves. She won't let is near "down there" really.

Any ideas at all, or are any of your little rascals the same?!!

Also, hardly drinks. I'm surprised she doesn't get frequent infections to be honest. Any tips pls? I know making icy drinks did the trick when she was younger but we can't do this at school or all the time really!

zzzzz Tue 03-Jan-17 18:54:08

How much "washing" does a little butt need?

Sitting here in a bath once a day is probably more than adequate.

PolterGoose Tue 03-Jan-17 19:25:28

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

Blossom4538 Tue 03-Jan-17 19:50:42


I've said fine for her to just use the bath water, but she doesn't really wash around much and there can be an odour....

zzzzz Tue 03-Jan-17 20:00:12

If she smells it's more likely an infection (that will be made worse with harsh soaps) or possibly you have a very sensitive nose. A child that is bathed daily doesn't need the kind of scrubbing you are describing.

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