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What should I use on itchy dry skin on 2 month old

My 2 month old daughter has itchy dry skin on her face. She seems to have sensitive skin. What should I use to help her?

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kricky422

Asked by kricky422 at 3:16 PM on Dec. 17, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • cocoa and shea butter lotion
    momofone725

    Answer by momofone725 at 3:17 PM on Dec. 17, 2010

  • Aveeno baby lotion...buy the unscented kind. It's hypoallergenic and very effective.
    Fallaya

    Answer by Fallaya at 3:19 PM on Dec. 17, 2010

  • Cocoa, shea, olive oil, coconut oil, almond oil...all GREAT!
    misses_nick

    Answer by misses_nick at 3:19 PM on Dec. 17, 2010

  • I would ask the doctor because it is on her face.
    dancer

    Answer by dancer at 3:21 PM on Dec. 17, 2010

  • What momofone725 said is good but if she can't handle that then use Jonhson andJohnson's baby oil gel. I use is on my boys and they have sensitive skin lots of thing break them out. It also well keep her skin from being so dry.
    LADYA1983

    Answer by LADYA1983 at 3:23 PM on Dec. 17, 2010

  • AQUAPHOR very gentle and it is what my pedi said to use on ds's excema on his face because it was safest if he ate some by accident since it was on his face.
    stacy8606

    Answer by stacy8606 at 3:40 PM on Dec. 17, 2010

  • I would call the doctor's office. Maybe talk to one of the nurses there and ask them. They tend not to be 'pushing' one lotion over another because of deals from the maker that the doctor may be 'tied' to.
    nova.mommy

    Answer by nova.mommy at 4:39 PM on Dec. 17, 2010

  • My ped and derm always tell me to use Aquafor and it works great!
    rebeccadac

    Answer by rebeccadac at 4:52 PM on Dec. 17, 2010

  • Auaphore is awesome! i also get a prescription for hydrocortizone for my baby...he has eczema.
    team21

    Answer by team21 at 4:55 PM on Dec. 17, 2010

  • Melaleauca or some other natural product. You also have to look into what you are washing her clothes and blankets with that may also be irritating her.
    35yoamom

    Answer by 35yoamom at 5:54 PM on Dec. 17, 2010

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