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Caring For Your Baby

Your baby’s skin is different from yours — it needs extra special care. Learn why your baby’s skin is so important and how best to care for it.

mother kissing baby's stomach

Your baby’s skin is one of baby’s best defences against irritants, germs and bacteria. But in order to help protect your baby, it has to be healthy.

mother holding baby hand

If you notice something unusual about your newborn’s skin, don’t fret just yet. These common newborn skin conditions are generally harmless and will often go away on their own.

parent giving baby massage

Your baby’s umbilical cord will fall off about a week after you bring baby home. Until then, be sure to keep it clean and dry.

Newborn skin touching mother's skin

Your baby’s skin barrier is their first line of defence from the outside world. To remain healthy, it’s important for the skin to be properly hydrated. Be sure to keep baby's skin moisturised to help protect against dryness.

Baby in towel holding mother hand

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