Q. Now that the weather is cooling down, do babies need to be bathed every day? How often is considered optimal?
A. "We tend to bathe babies too much, in my opinion," says Dr. Ronald Marino, associate chairman of pediatrics at Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola. Bathing a baby daily is our cultural preference but not a necessity, he says.
"Humans are very adaptable and can exist...
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