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Do babies need lotion? Do they have drier skin then us?

Do babies need lotion? Do they have drier skin then us?

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 more

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Do babies need moisturiser or any other lotion for their skin?

Do babies need moisturiser or any other lotion for their skin?

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

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Is calamine lotion safe to use on babies?

Is calamine lotion safe to use on babies?

No: The only thing calamine lotion will help with is drying up blisters. If there are blisters, then put it only on the blisters and not the normal skin. ...Read more

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Is aveeno (oatmeal) baby lavender scented lotion safe for babies? Heard it could cause hormone issues ?

Is aveeno (oatmeal) baby lavender scented lotion safe for babies? Heard it could cause hormone issues ?

No hormone issues: IT does not cause any hormone problems. Occasionally the scenting can cause some local irritation, especially in very young infants. The trick at that point is to go unscented. Is a very nice moisturizer. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Infant botulism: I am sure honey is a small component in your lotion so not a risk but contact Poison control if she ingested a large quantity ...Read more

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Other than infant sunscreen & lotion, shade hats, & cool clothing, what can I bring to protect from sun burn?

Other than infant sunscreen & lotion, shade hats, & cool clothing, what can I bring to protect from sun burn?

Sunburn prevention: Don't forget sunglasses, and to avoid exposure between 10AM-4PM. Umbrellas help, too. Remember the shade moves with the sun, especially if a child is in a shaded stroller. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/sunburn/basics/prevention/con-20031065 ...Read more

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Is baby lotion good for sunburns?

Is baby lotion good for sunburns?

Baby lotion: As long as it is a first degree burn, not blistering, baby oil or aloe vera should be fine to sooth the burn. I prefer aloe vera. If there are blisters, it is a second degree burn, and you should see a physician. ...Read more

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My child is eating vaseline, lotion and dirt. Why?

My child is eating vaseline, lotion and dirt. Why?

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 more

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Is it ok to use baby lotion on a pretty bad sunburn?

Is it ok to use baby lotion on a pretty bad sunburn?

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 more

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When can I use baby powder, baby lotion and insect repellant lotion on my baby? She's 1 1/2 month now..

When can I use baby powder, baby lotion and insect repellant lotion on my baby? She's 1 1/2 month now..

Read on: U can use baby powder as long as it does not contain talc just a bit in diaper area not so much , baby lotion is ok if u mean moisturizer i like hypoallergenic no scent, good for skin as well as just massaging body , insect repellent. Never. ...Read more

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What lotion is best for a child with exema?

What lotion is best for a child with exema?

Eczema: Lotions are not the preferred initial treatment for eczema unless for mild or minimal cases. Emollients or heavy creams are preferred especiallywhen applied after a bath when the skin is still moist. They trap water the best. ...Read more

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Can an adult use johnson baby lotion in armpits??

Can an adult use johnson baby lotion in armpits??

Should be OK: It does not appear that this should be a problem unless you have an allergic reaction of some type. If you experience redness, itching or any other problems associated with the use of this product wash it off and discontinue it's use immediately. ...Read more

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Would you suggest to use baby lotion for masturbation?

Would you suggest to use baby lotion for masturbation?

OK: Alternatively could use water soluble lubricant such as lubafax, KY or surgilube jelly if necessary. Most men use nothing. ...Read more

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What to do to make my child apply lotion on his dry skin?

What to do to make my child apply lotion on his dry skin?

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 more

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Is there any anti-mosquito lotions for a 7 month old baby?

Is there any anti-mosquito lotions for a 7 month old baby?

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 more

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What is the best type of lotion to use for baby excema? Petroleum based?

What is the best type of lotion to use for baby excema? Petroleum based?

Many lotions work: The best lotions to use for eczema, on infants or older children, are non-fragrenced lotions. Lubriderm is one of many high quality, no fragrance or dye added lotions on the market. ...Read more

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Is baby lotion good for sun burn?

Is baby lotion good for sun burn?

Sunburn: The best thing for sunburn is to avoid it! stay out of the sun as much as possible and you will never have a wrinkle or possibly never have a skin cancer in your life. ...Read more

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Is it okay to use baby oil or baby lotion while masturbating?

Is it okay to use baby oil or baby lotion while masturbating?

Yes: There is nothing wrong with using either of those lubricants to aid in masturbation. If using a condom afterward for penile vaginal sex, you would want to be careful if the condom is latex. Oil based products can deteriorate the condom and lead to issues. ...Read more

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Is it safe to apply lotion on a 2 month baby's face?

Is it safe to apply lotion on a 2 month baby's face?

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