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What is a good sunscreen lotion for a 6 month old?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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In brief: Stay in the shade

A 6 month old baby is still young, and will get sunburned quite easily.
Keeping the baby in the shade is the safest thing to do. If using sunblock, the zinc oxide and titanium oxide ingredients are physical sunblocks (not chemical sunblocks), and stay on the surface of the skin, usually without any skin reactions. A shady place, a hat, and clothing are more protective than sunscreen.

In brief: Stay in the shade

A 6 month old baby is still young, and will get sunburned quite easily.
Keeping the baby in the shade is the safest thing to do. If using sunblock, the zinc oxide and titanium oxide ingredients are physical sunblocks (not chemical sunblocks), and stay on the surface of the skin, usually without any skin reactions. A shady place, a hat, and clothing are more protective than sunscreen.
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Mike Bowman
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Shade is the best!

Best protection is keeping baby out of sun entirely with umbrella, hat, and appropriate clothing and limiting any time in the direct sun.
After that, apply any infant oriented product...Following the directions is more important than the product (apply 30 minutes prior to sun and reapply often)..

In brief: Shade is the best!

Best protection is keeping baby out of sun entirely with umbrella, hat, and appropriate clothing and limiting any time in the direct sun.
After that, apply any infant oriented product...Following the directions is more important than the product (apply 30 minutes prior to sun and reapply often)..
Dr. Mike Bowman
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