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How to protect your baby's skin and protect it from infections


It is normal for a child’s skin to be always soft and moist, but with the passage of the first year, some children may experience problems with their skin and parents are unaware of the cause and ways to deal with them, and according to healthline, there are some tips that you can use to make sure that your child’s skin remains soft and healthy.


Ways to keep your child healthy

 

1: Keep your child out of the sun


You should limit your child's exposure to the sun as much as possible. When you take them outside, try to keep their skin out of the sun, even in winter. Keep your child in the shade as much as possible. Put your child in a hat that covers the neck and ears. Dress your child in loose-fitting, lightweight clothing. Cover arms and legs, limit exposure to sunlight.


2: It is also important to keep your baby hydrated with breast milk or formula if you spend more than a few minutes outside.



3: If your child has very dry or cracked skin, you can use products that contain petroleum jelly. You can also apply a moisturizing lotion to the skin if it is free of perfumes and dyes, which can irritate your child's skin further.


Natural vegetable oils such as "olive, coconut, and sunflower seed oils" are suggested as baby moisturizers.


4: Follow best bathing practices


Stick to best baby bathing practices You should bathe your baby regularly, but you don't have to bathe him every day. You can use a soft washcloth and lukewarm water to keep hands, face, genitals and other body parts clean between washes in the sink. However, in some cases, towels may cause more Skin irritation and dryness.


5: Avoid the triggers of contact dermatitis


Contact dermatitis means that something has caused an allergic reaction on your child's skin, and it may appear in many different ways, including red and swollen skin or dry, cracked, peeling skin. metals".

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