Caring for your baby

Fragile and vulnerable, your baby’s skin is also rich in unique and valuable cell potential that it’s vital to protect. Every day, it needs special care to help it retain all its potential and softness. Get our tips on taking care of your baby...

The day your baby is born, his skin is brutally thrust into a completely new environment.

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Your baby needs to be cleaned several times a day in addition to his daily bath: after diaper change and meals.

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The daily bath is an important time for your baby: in addition to keeping him clean, it helps develop his sensory perception. It's also a special part of the day you can share together.

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Your baby’s diaper needs to be changed up to 7 or 8 times a day. An infant’s very delicate little bottom can easily become irritated from dampness, contact with urine and stools.

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Up until age 3, your child’s skin is delicate and immature, meaning it is vulnerable to external aggressors (cold, wind, dry air and sun).

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Atopic eczema is an increasingly common skin problem that leads to extreme dryness, itchiness and skin discomfort that can be intense.

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Your baby’s skin has a wealth of unique cell potential, but it is also delicate and undeveloped: it doesn’t yet function as a complete protective barrier.

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The diaper area’s very delicate skin can easily become irritated, especially during the baby’s first year of life. Up to 60% of infants are affected during the first 12 months.

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During the first few weeks of life, babies may have small yellowish crusty patches, greasy to the touch, on their scalp or top of their face. This is “cradle cap”.

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Your baby’s skin is rich in potent cells that are at their maximum strength at birth. This unique and precious resource is also extremely vulnerable to the external environment. 

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Sunlight is essential, and we all love to enjoy the sun because it has a major effect on our mood. Plus, we synthesize Vitamin D - which is essential for good health - from the sun’s rays.

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The sun emits rays which penetrates through our skin. Although these rays are vital for our health, they can also have harmful effects.

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Until they reach age 3, infants do not have a fully developed skin defense system, which leaves them highly vulnerable to the sun’s rays. As a result, doctors strongly recommend that young children be kept out of direct sunlight.

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