A 31-year-old member asked:
If i shave my babys lanugo, will it grow back even faster?
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Dr. Jerry Casaleanswered
Pediatrics 40 years experience
Don't do it: Shaving hair, any kind does not make it grow back faster, this is indeed an old wives tale. But please do not touch the lanugo it will go away and would be afraid of any potential harm to shaving a baby.U only have lanugo once. Embrace it.
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