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Petroleum Jelly for babies?

I got petroleum jelly for my baby shower and they said "oooh you will use it", but idk what for? Anyone know? Probably a stupid question..


Asked by Anonymous at 3:41 PM on May. 10, 2009 in Pregnancy

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Answers (6)
  • it's great for diaper rashes, and a good way to rid of cradle cap

    Answer by Owl_Feather at 3:44 PM on May. 10, 2009

  • It's good for diaper rashes.

    Answer by nikkiJ86 at 3:43 PM on May. 10, 2009

  • It is excellent on dry skin, diaper irritation..and prevention of diaper irritation, if you have a circumsized boy it is helpful.

    Answer by GrnEyedGrandma at 4:01 PM on May. 10, 2009

  • Owl Feather I never knew that you could use petroleum jelly for cradle cap. My daughter has case of cradle cap ever since she was a month old and shes almost a year old. I have been useing the disney stuff and that seems to be working well after 3 months of useing it, so thank you very much for that information. Happy Mothers Day you all.

    Answer by raemommy at 4:06 PM on May. 10, 2009

  • Do you really want to put petroleum byproducts on your baby?

    Answer by rkoloms at 4:32 PM on May. 10, 2009

  • It's good for keeping your skin soft and it will help to keep cradle cap under control. A lot of people use it for lubricaton during sex too.

    Answer by homealone_10 at 7:20 PM on May. 10, 2009