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What kind of shampoo do you use with your kids?

I use adult shampoo and my dd just developed a UTI and my son is irritated and red down there. I am wondering if that is why.

It could be a new fabric softener I am using too. I will have to stop using both to find out if I am right.

What do you use? how old are your kids. mine are 5 and 3.

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Asked by Anonymous at 7:24 PM on Mar. 10, 2009 in General Parenting

Answers (11)
  • i still use baby shampoo with my son. hes 2.

    Answer by SThompson21 at 7:26 PM on Mar. 10, 2009

  • do you let them take bubble baths? when i was little i would get infections alot until we figured out that i couldnt take bubble baths.

    Answer by SThompson21 at 7:27 PM on Mar. 10, 2009

  • Nope, no bubble baths I knew those were bad. Now i am wondering if this shampoo is kinda doing the same thing.

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:29 PM on Mar. 10, 2009

  • My daughter is almost 2 and i've started her on the suave kids. It works really good. My nieces who have lots and lots of curly hair use the same but they have to use a detangler with it.

    Answer by kinzleysmommy at 7:37 PM on Mar. 10, 2009

  • My daughter is 3. We use Jason For Kids shampoo. It is natural and smells great.

    Answer by hannahwill at 7:40 PM on Mar. 10, 2009

  • I use aveno body wash one my little man and sauve for kids shampoo

    Answer by ilovemyjo2 at 7:44 PM on Mar. 10, 2009

  • I use Suave shampoo for kids. My niece gets a UTI everytime she takes a bubble bath. So the shampoo could be doing it. I would look for something gentle for kids.

    Answer by funmom09 at 7:48 PM on Mar. 10, 2009

  • I use our shampoo and body wash (little man likes to smell like Could be either one of those things...Doesn't mean that just b/c its not a "kids" shampoo thats why its causing problems. Just may be that particular brand.

    Answer by ozarkgirl3 at 7:58 PM on Mar. 10, 2009

  • johnson and johnson for Curly hair

    Answer by Mrs_Dewberry at 8:23 PM on Mar. 10, 2009

  • my daughter (4)uses what i use..pantene pro v "always smooth"..she has hair down to her bum, and its the only one ive found that actually makes her hair smooth and soft..(so many tangles, cuz shes a very active kid) but..we were in a store the other day and she saw some hannah montana shampoo and conditioner that she wanted to did..its made my herbal essences..and so far its ok..she loves, i still prefer the pantene on her much easier to brush afterwards!!

    Answer by alexis_06 at 1:32 AM on Mar. 11, 2009

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