Cheap & Cheerful – DIY Baby Spa

I first encountered the term baby spa when I saw the agenda our relocation consultant gave us for our Singapore induction. I was a bit curious since this was not something that is widely known in the UK.Β BabySPAΒ is the most common brand a session includes a swimming session, a massage and a haircut. The whole experience is supposed to stimulate the physical and mental development of the baby.

Here’s my version of it – you will need:

tub

A place to swim – babySPA has lukewarm water but my daughter likes hot water

floatation device

A floatation device which goes around the baby’s neck

turtles

Toys – although I seem to enjoy this more than my daughter

babyspa

and last but not least… a baby!

baby spa

This also doubles as bath time!

A trial session at the babySPA is $45++ which includes swimming and a massage. My version is $17 which includes the flotation device ($12) and toys ($5). I use Mustela massage oil but olive oil works great as well.

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