Aren't we just ready for summer to be over? When the weather starts to change, we don't know how to act. We should keep being mindful as it starts to cool down that our skin needs protection. And so do our kid's skin.
Certified Pediatrician for AVEENO® Baby, Dr. Andrés Cotton, shares his best tips to help your baby during this transitional period.
Your baby may sweat a lot in humid weather. You can keep your baby clean and healthy by giving him a bath at least once a day. Don’t forget to check his neck, underarms and other creases in his body. Use a soap free and paraben free wash such as AVEENO® Baby Wash & Shampoo which also leaves baby’s skin soft and smelling fresh.
Keep the temperature in the bathroom and bedroom the same, making sure there are no drafts of cold air while bathing or massaging your baby after her bath. This may include air from a fan or air conditioner. Complement your baby’s bath with a massage using AVEENO® Baby Daily Moisture Lotion, which contains natural colloidal oatmeal blended with rich emollients that soothe and help protect your baby's delicate skin.
The weather can change a lot in a day during the transitional months. It could start out hot and humid and then get cold. Dress your baby appropriately, especially when you are planning to be out for a couple of hours. It is best to dress your baby in layers so that you can remove or add clothing to keep your baby comfortable through the day.
During the day when the temperate is warmer, you could dress your baby in loose cotton clothes that will let his skin breathe. When it gets cooler, cover your baby in a jacket or cardigan and booties to keep him warm.
Other Tips to Keep in Mind
During weather changes, babies tend to get sick. Try not to take your baby out until the weather stabilizes.
Fight the germs that can cause your baby to get sick by washing her hands after she eats, if she is old enough to have solid food, and when she comes home from daycare or being outside.
If your baby is at least 6 months old, use sun protection when spending time outside. AVEENO® Baby Natural Protection Lotion Sunscreen with Broad Spectrum SPF 50 and AVEENO® Baby Natural Protection Face Stick with Broad Spectrum SPF 50 contain naturally sourced ingredients.
What do you do? Do you have any tips?
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