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Is it ok if I put sunscreen on my baby hands and she puts them in her mouth?

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In brief: No

It's not a good idea for infants to ingest sunscreen.
For this very reason, i recommend that sunscreen not be put on the hands of babies.

In brief: No

It's not a good idea for infants to ingest sunscreen.
For this very reason, i recommend that sunscreen not be put on the hands of babies.
Dr. Sharon Gilliland
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: No

I would not advise that you intentionally put these on areas where your child will ingest these for two reasons: 1) first, most sunscreens are not intended for consuming and 2) second, they won't be effective if licked off.

In brief: No

I would not advise that you intentionally put these on areas where your child will ingest these for two reasons: 1) first, most sunscreens are not intended for consuming and 2) second, they won't be effective if licked off.
Dr. Otto Placik
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