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Bath time can be a struggle for parents.
“I help a lot of families with this issue,” Mayo Clinic pediatric dermatologist Dr. Dawn Davis says, smiling. “It becomes a sort of contract negotiation with young patients and parents.”
The good news is, depending on their age and activity level, some children need just a few baths a week with an unscented, hypoallergenic soap.
In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Davis explains how often kids at different ages should be in the tub or shower. Jeff Olsen reports.
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