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how long is too long to have a 6 month old outside?

I live in Michigan.

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Asked by Anonymous at 3:52 PM on Jun. 15, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • i always take my lil girl out for about 30-45 mins if it's cloudy and nice in the mid 70's....but if it is hotter than i wld do maybe 20-30 mins out it depends on how much sun shes in just have fun

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:55 PM on Jun. 15, 2010

  • it depends on how hot out it is. pay attention to the way the babys acting, if its too hot and they are uncomfortable they will tell you. if they are gonna be in the direct sun, you should definatly have a sun hat and sunscreen. but if its a nice day out and were in the shade, i used to keep my son out for hours and he loved it.

    Answer by PURPULbutterfly at 3:57 PM on Jun. 15, 2010

  • i live in MI too and i just make sure to put on sunscreen and a hat and if i'm taking him for a walk make sure the sun shade thing is down on the stroller. i figure if i can't stand the 80-90 degree weather and i'm sweating in it, he's not comfortable either so i go inside.

    Answer by kh717 at 4:04 PM on Jun. 15, 2010

  • There's not really any time limit. It's according to the child's comfort and preferences. We were taking our children camping for a week at that age and we do primitive camping. Now, with four kids stretching between six and two, our kids actually prefer outside to inside. lol Just don't let them get too hot or too cold, dehydrated, etc.

    Answer by nytefae at 4:19 PM on Jun. 15, 2010

  • Indefinitely as long as the temperature isn't exrteme like a haetwave or freezing windchill. No need to go overboard with protection from sun unless there is no shade. sunscreen has a lot of chemicals. long loose light clothing and a hat is better and avoiding direct sun 11-2pm.

    Answer by amileegirl at 12:32 AM on Jun. 16, 2010

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