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Is it natural for the baby's skin to peel? He is two weeks old

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Asked by Anonymous at 1:23 PM on Nov. 17, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Its perfectly normal for a newborn to have peeling skin. You could rub baby lotion all over or use a small amount of baby oil after a bath to help it improve.

    Answer by sweet29mom at 1:25 PM on Nov. 17, 2010

  • Totally normal, it happens because of all the fluid they were floating around in.

    Answer by older at 1:27 PM on Nov. 17, 2010

  • very typical of a new baby and it happens to all of them around 2 weeks

    Answer by wheresthewayout at 1:29 PM on Nov. 17, 2010

  • yes it is very normal,just as long as there is no bleeding or scabbing with the peeling Im sure he/she is fine.

    Answer by mommy16love at 1:31 PM on Nov. 17, 2010

  • My son's skin seemed to peel forever. My son's nurse told me it was like he had just had a 9 month long bath. It'll clear up.

    Answer by MomMom23 at 2:15 PM on Nov. 17, 2010

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