Baby Sun block and Sun Safety

 

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Screen Me Camp Sun Safety Sing-A-Long with the Fuddles

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Infant sun protection: How to keep your baby safe

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To protect baby from the sun’s rays, start by minimizing the need for sunscreen by dressing baby in long-sleeved, sun0protective clothing and a sun hat. Next, apply a thin layer of baby sunscreen on any remaining exposed areas — make sure to use SPF 30 or higher and apply at least 15 to 30 minutes before you head outdoors. Protect your sunscreen from direct sun.

Wrap it in a towel or keep it in a cooler or in the shade when you’re outdoors. Cover up your child’s skin. A hat is a must to protect your baby or toddler from sun exposure.

Choose one with flaps in the back for neck protection and a brim that’s wide enough to shade your child’s face. For babies younger than 6 months: Use sunscreen on small areas of the body, such as the face, if protective clothing and shade are not available. For babies older than 6 months: Apply to all areas of the body, but be careful around the eyes.

If your baby rubs sunscreen into her eyes, wipe her eyes and hands clean with a damp cloth. If the sunscreen irritates her skin, try a different brand or sunscreen. Minimize sunscreen use on children younger than 6 months old, but use it when needed.

If shade and adequate clothing are not available, parents and caretakers may apply a minimal amount of broad-spectrum, water-resistant sunscreen with an SPF of at least 30 to their children’s skin. The American Academy of Dermatology and American Academy of Pediatric s both say that sunscreen is safe to start using on babies at age six months. Prior to.

Using sunscreen (especially broad-spectrum products, which blocks both UVA and UVB rays) stops harmful rays from being absorbed into your baby’s skin, preventing both burns and long-term sun damage. What Should I Know About Sunscreen?Reapply sunscreen about every two hours if it’s waterproof and more often if you’re outside for long periods of time, if your baby gets wet, or the sunscreen isn’t water-resistent. Just keep in mind that sunscreen wears off after swimming or sweating, even if it’s waterproof, and can take up to 30 minutes to be effective after it’s applied.

Sunscreen is OK to use on babies older than 6 months. Younger babies should use other forms of sun protection. The best way to protect babies from the sun is to keep them in the shade as much as possible. In addition, dress your baby in protective clothing, a hat with a brim and sunglasses.

Make sure he or she doesn’t get overheated, however. “The best approach is to keep infants under 6 months out of the sun,” Sachs says, “and to particularly avoid exposure to the sun in the hours between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., when ultraviolet (UV) rays. Sunscreens are an essential part of a day in the sun. But young children’s skin is especially sensitive to chemical allergens – as well as to the sun’s UV rays. Test sunscreen by applying a small amount to the inside of your child’s wrist the day before you plan to use it.

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List of related literature:

Sunscreen can be used on older infants but should be used on small areas of the body and sparingly in infants under 6 months.

“Wong's Nursing Care of Infants and Children Multimedia Enhanced Version” by Marilyn J. Hockenberry, David Wilson, Donna L. Wong, Annette Baker, R.N., Patrick Barrera, Debbie Fraser Askin
from Wong’s Nursing Care of Infants and Children Multimedia Enhanced Version
by Marilyn J. Hockenberry, David Wilson, et. al.
Mosby/Elsevier, 2013

However, infants younger than 6 months may have sunscreen applied over small areas of skin (such as the back of hands) that may not be adequately covered by clothing when they are in the sun.

“Wong's Essentials of Pediatric Nursing: Second South Asian Edition” by A. Judie
from Wong’s Essentials of Pediatric Nursing: Second South Asian Edition
by A. Judie
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2018

For babies older than 6 months, sunscreens can be used to protect their skin from the sun.

“Introduction to Cosmetic Formulation and Technology” by Gabriella Baki, Kenneth S. Alexander
from Introduction to Cosmetic Formulation and Technology
by Gabriella Baki, Kenneth S. Alexander
Wiley, 2015

If infants are kept out of the sun or well-protected from UVR by clothing, hats and shade, then sunscreen need only be used occasionally on very small areas of a baby’s skin.

“The Complete Beauty Bible: The Ultimate Guide to Smart Beauty” by Paula Begoun
from The Complete Beauty Bible: The Ultimate Guide to Smart Beauty
by Paula Begoun
Rodale, 2004

Sunscreen is contraindicated for infants younger than age 6 months.

“Study Guide for Maternal-Child Nursing E-Book” by Emily Slone McKinney, Sharon Smith Murray
from Study Guide for Maternal-Child Nursing E-Book
by Emily Slone McKinney, Sharon Smith Murray
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2014

Babies aged <6 months require extra protection from the sun because of their thinner and more sensitive skin; severe sunburn for this age group is considered a medical emergency.

“CDC Yellow Book 2020: Health Information for International Travel” by CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION. (CDC), Gary W. Brunette
from CDC Yellow Book 2020: Health Information for International Travel
by CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION. (CDC), Gary W. Brunette
OXFORD University Press, 2019

Sunscreen should not be used on infants younger than 6 months of age, and children of this age should be kept out of direct sunlight at all times.

“Advanced Pediatric Assessment” by Ellen M. Chiocca
from Advanced Pediatric Assessment
by Ellen M. Chiocca
Lippincott William & Wilkins, 2010

A CAUTION: Sunscreen should not be used on babies before six months of age, unless proper dress and protection are not available.

“The Baby Owner's Manual: Operating Instructions, Trouble-shooting Tips, and Advice on First-year Maintenance” by Louis Borgenicht, Joe Borgenicht
from The Baby Owner’s Manual: Operating Instructions, Trouble-shooting Tips, and Advice on First-year Maintenance
by Louis Borgenicht, Joe Borgenicht
Quirk Books, 2003

• Do not use sunscreen on infants younger than 6 months old, but keep baby out of the sun completely, using shade, brimmed hat, and protective clothing.

“Pediatric Primary Care E-Book” by Catherine E. Burns, Ardys M. Dunn, Margaret A. Brady, Nancy Barber Starr, Catherine G. Blosser, Dawn Lee Garzon Maaks
from Pediatric Primary Care E-Book
by Catherine E. Burns, Ardys M. Dunn, et. al.
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2012

For infants younger than 6 months of age, sunscreen is applied to areas not covered by protective clothing or shade such as the face and backs of the hands.

“Maternal Child Nursing Care E-Book” by Shannon E. Perry, Marilyn J. Hockenberry, Kathryn Rhodes Alden, Deitra Leonard Lowdermilk, Mary Catherine Cashion, David Wilson
from Maternal Child Nursing Care E-Book
by Shannon E. Perry, Marilyn J. Hockenberry, et. al.
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2017

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