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How to keep a baby under six months old safe from the sun

1 month ago   |   By Today's Parent

Experts agree that babies under six months are generally too young for sunscreen, and they can overheat easily-which can make sun protection during family outings challenging. Here's how to keep your little one safe.
A sunburn is worse than a little sunscreen
According to the Canadian Paediatric Society and the Canadian Dermatology Association, babies under six months shouldn't wear any sunscreen because their delicate skin barrier is vulnerable to everything you put on it-including the ingredients in sunblock. In the case of unavoidable or unforeseen sun exposure (like if you find...
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