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Doctor insights on: Benefits Of Soap For Babies

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Is it true that palmatic acid or palm oil turn into soap in the digestive tract of babies? Is it OK to eat palm oil during pregnancy?

Is it true that palmatic acid or palm oil turn into soap in the digestive tract of babies?  Is it OK to eat  palm oil during pregnancy?

Palm oil : Palm oil got its bad reputation as a highly saturated fat and should be eaten only in moderation at any time, not just during pregnancy. It will not turn into soap in the digestive tracts of infants. It is an oil that is used for making soap, so I guess that is where this rumour was started. ...Read more

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When is it safe to wash my baby with regular soap?

When is it safe to wash my baby with regular soap?

As soon as you want: Your baby doesn't do much to get themselves dirty, so most babies do not need a bath more than once or twice a week. Until the cord has fallen off and has healed, your baby's belly shouldn't be immersed in water, so that means sponge bathing. It's ok to use soap right after birth, just use a mild soap intended for infants. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of using bar soap vs liquid soap?

None: All soaps work the same way, by dissolving salts and oils. Whether the soap is liquid or bar they do the same thing. ...Read more

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Can an adult can use johnson baby soap bar for whole body?

Can an adult can use johnson baby soap bar for whole body?

Yes: Absolutely, it is recommended for adults with very sensitive skin, being hypoallergenic. ...Read more

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What is benefit of a musk brand of soap?

What is benefit of a musk brand of soap?

Scent: Jergens musk soap reportedly leaves the skin quite soft with a lingering musk scent. A number of companies make musk soap with a variety of ingredients (i.e. Goat milk). Scent and skin softness/ moisture are reported benefits. ...Read more

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What is the safest and best dish soap for cleaning baby bottles?

What is the safest and best dish soap for cleaning baby bottles?

Any soap is good: Recently there was a study to compare antibacterial soaps to regular soaps for getting rid of bacteria and no difference was found between the two so i will say based on that any soap is good enough if used properly the bottles can be cleaned in dishwasher and should be placed on upper level. ...Read more

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My 5 weeks old son accidentally swallowed baby soap during washing. Is it very harmful? I am very stressed

My 5 weeks old son accidentally swallowed baby soap during washing. Is it very harmful? I am very stressed

See remark: You mean swallowed soap bubbles and not a small bar of soap ????? nothing to worry about.Feed him whatever you are giving him with fluids.I was once told it may cause more loose bowel movement ... If in doubt,please call your pediatrician....... From what I see you have ,,take care of yourself young lady ...Read more