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Baby Magic Lotion
Yes, moisturize: Babies do need more moisturizing. Their skin does not produce as much natural oil as adults and it is more sensitive. Extra moisturizing is needed because we use all sorts of soaps and cleansers on our babies to keep them clean. All soaps, even gentle baby soaps will remove natural oils and dry out the skin. This is why you should add moisture back to your baby's skin after bathing. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Derm: Yes especially if u love in a dry environment. Many products available for babies. Stay away from scented products. Just plan old baby lotion is okay. ...Read more
Is aveeno (oatmeal) baby lavender scented lotion safe for babies? Heard it could cause hormone issues ?
Used lotion on hands. I have 6 month old daughter. She just licked my hands. I then saw the lotion contains honey. Is she at risk for infant botulism?
Other than infant sunscreen & lotion, shade hats, & cool clothing, what can I bring to protect from sun burn?
Pica, consumption of: Non-nutritive substances, can occur in neurotypical toddlers at 18-24 mos. & in toddlers & older kids with developmental delays, autism, mental illness. Iron deficiency, or disturbed parent-child interaction/family function. Intestinal blockage, parasitosis & lead poisoning are possible complications. Use child-proof locks on all cabinets with household products & see your pediatrician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sure, but...: ...It's not going to do much of anything. Soak some washcloths or small towels in cool water and apply them to the burned skin. Hydrocortisone cream will help decrease the inflammation as well. And learn the lesson that mr. Sun is trying to teach you: he is our friend, but we must respect his power; apply a good broad-spectrum sunscreen when you go out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When can I use baby powder, baby lotion and insect repellant lotion on my baby? She's 1 1/2 month now..
OK: Alternatively could use water soluble lubricant such as lubafax, KY or surgilube jelly if necessary. Most men use nothing. ...Read more
Be understanding: Give the child (depending on age and maturity) the information he or she needs to understand why the lotion is important, what may happen if it is not applied and ask questions. Let the child know that he/she may be very uncomfortable and give them ownership of the problem. Should this progress to a situation of significant risk, you will have to step up, bea parent and do the necessary thing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes-see below: The U.S. Centers for disease control states repellents made with deet or picardin offer the most protection against mosquitoes and ticks. Both are recommended for adults and kids 2 months of age & older. Picaridin is a chemical that's similar in effectiveness to deet, but it's odorless, lighter, and less irritating. Citronella-natural repellant needs frequent applications, and is not as effective. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes But.......: Lotion is okay sparingly and only very mild lotions. I often recommend cetaphil or aquafor some creams and lotions can create rashes. Most rashes on the face are caused by their own slobber and contact with linens, blankets and clothing. The rashes wax and wane. Wipe the face often with a wash cloth and this will help too. ...Read more