How many parents out there use a cloth to clean out the newborn, infants mouth?
I certainly would never do that....the germs on a cloth are phenominal..even if it looks clean. I dont think there is any need to clean out a babies mouth.
Never heard of anyone doing that ?? I had 3 healthy girls - never did that myself , can't imagine why anyone would do it.
I'm with those who never did it and never would. Saliva is there to "clean" the mouth. Newborns don't have teeth, so nobody has to worry about teeth cleaning. Between germs and threads and the possibility of choking, I wouldn't use a cloth in a baby's mouth (no matter what "genius" recommended it or came up with some reason people ought to do that).
I just heard it from a doctor, and my baby was born with a tooth
I think you are referring to cleaning their teeth with a washcloth. I did but that was before they had baby toothbrushes. I think a toothbrush works better.
If they have teeth, they should be cleaned.
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