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Is there a special sun cream available for new borns?

I have a sun cream for children, it's spf 50, I also keep baby covered up, hat umbrella ect, but is there one especially for baby's?

 
kylie_bob

Asked by kylie_bob at 11:30 AM on Apr. 21, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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Answers (5)
  • In Fl the pediatrician's recommend using sunscreen on babies just not very often, and only when they are going to be exposed to direct sunlight. They prefer that you keep them covered and under umbrellas until they are 6 mos of age where it is safe to put sunscreen on regularly.
    coala

    Answer by coala at 11:33 AM on Apr. 21, 2011

  • My pediatrician said to keep sunblock off until 6 months and older.
    wendydays

    Answer by wendydays at 11:32 AM on Apr. 21, 2011

  • I wouldn't use ANYTHING on a baby under 6 months...I don't care how it's marketed.

    Always keep them covered up no matter what.
    BradenIsMySon

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 11:32 AM on Apr. 21, 2011

  • Really? I've put some sun cream on him twice now, I had no idea you shouldn't put anything on! Baby always stays in the shade, but I put a little on the skin thats exposed just incase.
    kylie_bob

    Comment by kylie_bob (original poster) at 11:34 AM on Apr. 21, 2011

  • shouldn't put sunscreen on a newborn.
    tabbykat6802

    Answer by tabbykat6802 at 12:47 PM on Apr. 21, 2011

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