Information on caring for children and Whānau Āwhina Plunket services at Orange.
It can sometimes seem like a big job to keep your little one clean. You may find yourself constantly changing nappies, bathing your child and wiping their face – it's all part of being a parent.
This section has information on:
Caring for your child
Poos, nappies and toilet
It can sometimes be a messy, stinky job, but someone has to do it.
Skin, cleaning and bathing
Your baby's skin is delicate and should be treated gently.
Handling your baby
Babies are fragile and need to be handled gently and with care.
It's important to keep your baby's genitals and bottom clean to prevent infections.
Nose, eyes and nails
Caring for your young child’s eyes, nose and nails can be a challenge.
There are a few things to watch for when you’re choosing clothing for your baby.