Try these tips to help your baby's skin look its best:
June 03, 2015
- Keep your baby's face clean. Wash your baby's face daily with warm water and mild baby soap.
- Dry your baby's face gently. Simply pat your baby's skin dry.
- Don't pinch or scrub the bumps. You may cause more irritation or an infection.
- Avoid using lotions or oils on your baby's face.
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