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Best baby bathtubs

best baby bathtub
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A clean baby is a happy baby, so making sure you get the best baby bathtub for your little one is a must. Any parent will agree that bathing your baby — especially for the first time — can be an intimidating task. That's why it’s important to choose a baby bathtub that is strong, safe, and sturdy. But with so many options available, which one should you choose? We’ve put together a list of the best baby bathtubs on the market right now to help you and baby be happy, healthy and squeaky clean. 

Best overall

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Nuby baby bath

Practical and convenient

This baby bathtub is perfect for use anywhere. It offers great support and comfort thanks to the soft foam headrest. Hands-free bathing is a doddle too with this bathtub as it has a built-in seat to prevent sliding as well as an optimum water level. Ideal for use from birth right the way through until your baby becomes a toddler. 

Best travel

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Karibu baby folding bath

Fold away design ideal for travel

This foldaway baby bathtub is perfect for travel. It has non slip legs so it’s ideal for use on any flat surface. There’s also the added bonus of a heat-sensitive plug that will let you know if the bathwater is the ideal temperature. This bathtub also has a built-in hook so you can hang it up for drying or easy storage. 

Best budget

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First steps baby bath

Simple yet convenient

Coming in a choice of white or pink, this basic baby bathtub is perfect if you’re on a budget. It can be used from newborn and is both convenient and comfortable. It’s BPA, PVC, and phthalate-free so your baby’s skin will safe from any toxins. At just 760g it’s lightweight and portable. 

Best compact

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Shnuggle Bath

Keeps baby in a more upright and comfy position

The baby bathtub from Snuggle bath is suitable from newborn to 12 months and has a unique baby bump to help support even the smallest babies. The bump also helps to create a more upright position for the baby, so it can help to ease colic or acid reflux.  It has a built-in plug so you can quickly empty the water and thanks to its compact size, the water will stay warmer for longer. 

Best for multi-stage

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Tomy boon baby soak

Suitable for newborns to toddlers

This baby bathtub has three stages and is suitable for newborns, instants, and toddlers. It has an adjustable seat so your baby will remain supported as they grow. There’s a built-in temperature gauge, so when the drain changes colour, you know the temperate is ideal. It’s easy to clean and is BPA and PVC free. 

Best practical

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Fiscal baby folding bathtub

Ergonomic design with seat support

This bathtub is perfect for children from newborn to 36 months. It’s made with eco-friendly materials and is perfect for travelling thanks to its folding design. It has durable support legs to keep the bath sturdy as well as non-slip feet so you can use it on any surface. It’s easy to drain the water after use thanks to the innovative drain plug included.

Bottom line

The best way to keep bath time fun is to make sure you have a baby bathtub that will offer support and comfort to your baby. So we love the Nuby baby bath because it doesn’t just look great with its curved design, but it also makes sure your baby is comfortable and safe to boot. With an optimum water level indicator and a soft foam headrest, you can look forward to bath times.

The Tomy boon baby soak is another one of our favourites. It’ll see your baby throughout every stage of their early life from birth to infanthood right through to the toddler stage. Also, the colour changing temperature gauge will help you ensure the bathwater is perfect for your little one.