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Best Lotion For Babies
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?
STRETCH MARKS: Stretch marks are very thin scars that develop when the skin is stretched for a long time. Treatments that promise to remove stretch marks are laser resurfacing therapy & dermabrasion. I am skeptical about these. No creams or lotions work. All are pretty expensive. Nothing over-the-counter works. Check with a dermatologist to see what he/she might recommend. But i wouldn't be hopeful. ...Read more
My 1 month old baby's skin is really dry on the face and neck. He has some little red bump too. What is the best brand of lotion or cream for him?
Patience: The baby acne is a common event that reflects hormones transferred during the pregnancy. While the baby is floating in moisture, the skin is will not respond, but within weeks of birth they break out for many weeks before the hormone levels begin to drop & the acne disappears. Keeping the skin clean & avoiding irritating soaps helps. Occasional use of a 1/2% hc once daily can calm some lesions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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