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What can i put on my DS chapped lips?

He is 7months

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 12:16 PM on Dec. 7, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • protrolem jelly or vasiline
    angelairelan

    Answer by angelairelan at 12:22 PM on Dec. 7, 2009

  • Lanolin. If you have some, or have a pharmacy handy, I like to use the Lansinoh brand, it's the nipple cream, but I even make DH put it on his dry, cracked hands, and it does great. And, since lanolin is what is recommended for breastfeeding moms to use on their nipples, it's safe if baby gets it in his mouth. (I wouldn't feed it to him, by any means.)

    I don't like chapstick, so I use the lanolin myself.
    matobe

    Answer by matobe at 12:24 PM on Dec. 7, 2009

  • matobe--- i never thought to you the nipple cream...good thinking. KUDOS!
    smb87

    Answer by smb87 at 12:27 PM on Dec. 7, 2009

  • breastmilk!!
    FelipesMom

    Answer by FelipesMom at 12:28 PM on Dec. 7, 2009

  • vaseline or chap stick, just like you would use.
    mompam

    Answer by mompam at 12:29 PM on Dec. 7, 2009

  • Also try using a humidifier in his room at night. I used vaseline a couple times but it was the extra moisture that really seemed to help.
    MamaChamp

    Answer by MamaChamp at 12:31 PM on Dec. 7, 2009

  • gerber has a neat product called Teeny Faces - comes in a tube that looks like chapstick but is a bit bigger
    hypermamaz

    Answer by hypermamaz at 12:33 PM on Dec. 7, 2009

  • I'd use Vaseline, olive oil, breastmilk, maybe even chapstick. I think the Lanolin tastes gross, I never even used it on my breasts. I used a nipple cream that was olive oil and shea butter based, and I also used that on MY lips, so I'd use it on my kids too.
    Krysta622

    Answer by Krysta622 at 12:42 PM on Dec. 7, 2009

  • don't let your baby eat petroleum! Put some coconut oil on her/his lips.
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 12:51 PM on Dec. 7, 2009

  • no petroleum products ... adults should either. vaseline and chapstick cover the problem wiyh a coating the don't fix it.

    Go with natural oils like olive or coconut or shea. If you must have something thick go with a natural balm with no additives an no petroleun
    amileegirl

    Answer by amileegirl at 1:11 PM on Dec. 7, 2009

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