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Are baby wipes safe for vaginal area?

Are baby wipes safe for vaginal area?

Baby wipes: I usually recommend using wash water and dry wipes for the first 6 weeks. After that period of time, it is safe to use baby wipes but i usually ask parents to use the non fragrance "sensitive" wipes. They are often less irritating. ...Read more

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Are humidifiers safe in baby nursery?

Are humidifiers safe in baby nursery?

Yes: Yes humidifiers are safe but they do need to be cleaned often because they do get some bacterial growth which then can be in the mist put out in the air and be of potential risk of causing infection. ...Read more

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Which baby wipes are he best?

Which baby wipes are he best?

Moist Paper Towels: Wet wipes out of a box can cause a distinct type of diaper rash, it looks like red "parentheses" around the anus, and there really isn't a brand that is totally safe from that. Every time in the past that a baby's treatment with creams failed, removing wet wipes helped, so now i just start by recommending cleaning with moistened paper towels. ...Read more

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Are those cute baby headbands safe?

Are those cute baby headbands safe?

Probably: However, be aware of choking hazard should the headband slip around the baby's neck. ...Read more

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Cleaning products during pregnancy, are they safe?

Cleaning products during pregnancy, are they safe?

Don't drink/koolaid: Cleaning products are safe as long as you do not mix ammonia products with others and breath in the vapors. Of course, don't drink them as well as they can be very harmful to you and the fetus. ...Read more

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Which cleaning products are harmful to my baby?

Which cleaning products are harmful to my baby?

Strong ones: We really are not sure of the effects of strong cleaners such as one buys in the average supermarket on babies. We do know that bleaches are common strong cleaning agents seem to be challenging for our detox systems. A baby's ability to detoxify is reduced until it matures, and some infants are less able than others. Thus stick to gentle cleaners like white vinegar, bon ami, hydrogen peroxide. ...Read more

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How effective are baby wipes at killing germs on surfaces?

Hard to know: "germs" are generally bacteria, which are everywhere and are, for the most part, normal and harmless. Depending upon what the wipes contain they may slightly reduce surface contamination, but there are always millions of organisms left behind. Some feel that children who are allowed to be exposed to these organisms build up better immune responses than those who are overprotected. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use Johnson and Johnson baby products like body wash and shampoo for newborn babies considering they have fragrances?

Is it safe to use Johnson and Johnson baby products like body wash and shampoo for newborn babies considering they have fragrances?

Safe vs advised: Many of these products survive over the years because adults project their personal interest in pleasant smells or fragrances on to the baby.We have no way of knowing if the baby can appreciate the fragrance or not, but you can count on many smaller infants becoming congested from their use.If you can smell it,tiny noses get congested from it. I advise fragrance free only. ...Read more

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15 weeks pregnant. Used lysol cleaning wipes to clean bathrooms. No gloves. Had room fan on, and no windows. Is this ok? Wipes also contain peroxide.

15 weeks pregnant. Used lysol cleaning wipes to clean bathrooms. No gloves. Had room fan on, and no windows. Is this ok? Wipes also contain peroxide.

Cleaning products: Lysol wipes are safe and peroxide used topically is safe as well, i'm not aware of any pregnancy warnings. The fan is helpful and if there are fumes, the window should be open. There are however lots of natural cleaning solutions that you can make yourself that would be safer. ...Read more

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Are there some house and bathroom cleaners that are dangerous to use while pregnant?

Are there some house and bathroom cleaners that are dangerous to use while pregnant?

Probally: We do not know the specific effects of most chemicals on pregnancy so use a general rule if smells strong/toxic do not stay around/avoid it when pregnant such as paint, bleach, etc. ...Read more

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Are infant neck floats safe?

Are infant neck floats safe?

Neck Floats: Neck floats do not replace parent or caregiver being in the water with the infant. Not safe if using without close supervision. ...Read more

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Are baby wipes bad for an adult vagina?

BABY WIPES: Wipes clean the baby and can do the same for adults also. ...Read more

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Are colored toilet soaps harmful?

Are colored toilet soaps harmful?

NO: Not unlesss you are allergic to soaps or coloring. ...Read more

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Can sharing baby wipes between babies in a church nursery spread disease? What about diaper changing surfaces that may not be cleaned between kids?

Can sharing baby wipes between babies in a church nursery spread disease? What about diaper changing surfaces that may not be cleaned between kids?

Baby wipes: Sharing baby wipes & unclean diaper changing surfaces & no hand washing can of course spread germs & infection among infants & also daycare staff. You need to complain to the person in charge about this problem. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can using dryer sheets for laundry harm baby (32 weeks pregnant)? Just read that they contain toxic chemicals and we use them for all of our laundry.

Can using dryer sheets for laundry harm baby (32 weeks pregnant)? Just read that they contain toxic chemicals and we use them for all of our laundry.

Not a significant Pb: The minimal exposure one has to these products makes any problem very unlikely.Of the chemicals listed as toxic, ethanol, has most likely evaporated before use, & the fragrances that have some toxicity are similar to those in other areas of your life.Work site, home, public gatherings. You can reduce the issue if you use anti static balls, or vinegar soaked pads. ...Read more

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Are crib toys safe?

Are crib toys safe?

Depends: It depends upon the toy.Please be more specific. ...Read more

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