Parents have been covering their prams with blankets or thin cloths for decades, trying to shield their babies from the harmful effects of the sun. But how safe is it to do this when the weather heats up?
One of the first things a parent (or parent-to-be) will buy is a pram or stroller so that they and their newborn can enjoy being outdoors when the weather is nice. But did you know that special considerations apply to sun care and babies?
Some sunscreen brands have recently suffered a backlash from worried parents. But the Cancer Council say that confusion on how to apply sunscreen is the problem. So how do you know whether you are applying it properly?
As a parent, you can feel as if you’re stuck between a rock and a hard place. This summer’s stories of babies having bad skin reactions to sunscreens is enough to make anyone pause for thought. So is sunscreen for babies a real issue?