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Baby care tips

Discover our tips for caring for your baby’s skin. From nappy rash to cradle cap, here’s everything you need to know to care for your baby’s delicate skin your way.

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Feeling overwhelmed about becoming a new parent and caring for your baby’s delicate skin? Visit our baby care tips page and find everything you need to know.

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Baby care tips

baby winter care
Winter care for baby skin
You can protect baby skin from cold winter weather with mild baby skin care
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Baby Dove cradle cap
What to do with cradle cap
Although crust on the baby’s head does clear up on its own, these tips may help speed up the process
Baby Dove what makes our products different
What makes Baby Dove baby products different?
Discover how Baby Dove baby products are developed for delicate baby skin
Baby Dove Science behind baby's skin
Understanding the science behind your baby's skin
Baby skin is unique – discover the importance of mild, moisturising care
Baby Dove baby nappy rash
Taking care of baby nappy rash
Baby nappy rash is common but it’s also easy to treat
Baby care tips
What’s the secret to a tear-free baby bathtime?

For many mums and dads, baby bathtime is a moment to look forward to. But sometimes – and often for no obvious reason – babies and toddlers don't feel the same way.

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Baby Dove Neutral PH for baby nappy rash
Neutralising pH to help relieve baby nappy rash
Discover the benefits of a nappy rash cream that actively neutralises pH
Dove DEFI moisturising cream
How ¼ moisturising cream and DEFI cares for your baby’s skin
Learn more about the mild, ¼ moisturising cream care Baby Dove provides
Baby Dove Meaning of Hypoallergenic
Hypoallergenic – what does it mean and why does it matter?
The majority of Baby Dove products are hypoallergenic. But what does that mean?
Baby Dove bathing a baby
6 tips for bathing a baby
Bathing a baby can be a challenge but we’ve got tips from real parents
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baby gifting
Gift ideas to help tick off that new baby checklist
Gift ideas to help tick off that new baby checklist
Baby Dove baby advice
What I know now: First-time parents share their baby advice
Your newborn baby brings exciting change and you’ll soon find your own way
baby bath routine
Finding your newborn baby bath routine
Creating a stress-free baby bath time routine for you and your little one
Baby Dove dry skin in babies
Dry skin in babies: your questions answered
Why is my baby’s skin dry? Visit our page on soothing dry skin in babies
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Baby Dove Dealing with baby eczema
Dealing with baby eczema your way
Eczema on babies is common – we can help you find your own way to treat it
Dove Baby name inspiration
Choosing baby names your own way
Looking for baby name inspiration? We asked parents how they chose theirs
baby massage
Benefits of baby massage for your newborn
Massage can help you bond with your newborn baby and care for their skin
baby microbiome
Caring for baby skin’s microbiome 
What is microbiome and why is it so important to your baby’s skin?
Baby care tips
Baby skin care: Caring for sensitive baby skin

The expression ‘as smooth as a baby’s bottom’ isn’t always true: even a baby’s bottom isn’t smooth all the time, especially when nappy rash appears. 

That’s because baby skin is tricky to care for. It is soft and delicate, and in the early days it’s especially fragile and susceptible to damage as it adjusts to life outside. Plus, some babies have more sensitive skin than others.

The best way to take care of sensitive skin is to use products made specifically for baby skin,” explains paediatric dermatologist Dr Zilda. So take advantage of Dove’s 60 years of experience in gentle skin care and try the Baby Dove Sensitive Moisture range of baby skin products. 

Our experts – real parent dermatologists such as Dr Zilda – offer this advice on caring for your baby’s delicate skin…

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baby shower inspiration
Welcoming little ones: baby shower inspiration
Looking for baby shower ideas? Parents share what they enjoyed most
Baby Dove Baby products to the test
Discover how our experts put our baby products to the test
Discover how we put all Baby Dove products to the test
baby acne
Baby acne explained
Your little one has baby acne? Don’t worry, try some mild baby skin care
Baby Dove how baby skin is different
6 ways baby skin is different to yours
Who knew that baby skin was so different to an adult’s?
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Baby Dove cares for baby skin
6 ways Baby Dove cares for baby skin
From nappy cream to moisturising lotion and baby liquid soap, find out all you need to know about Baby Dove’s baby products
Baby Dove healthy, soft baby skin
6 tips for healthy, soft baby skin
Wondering how to care for baby skin? Baby Dove is with you at every step
Baby Dove bathing a baby
6 tips for bathing a baby
Bathing a baby can be a challenge but we’ve got tips from real parents
Baby Dove survival techniques
6 survival tips for new mums and dads
Becoming a new parent can be exhausting. These real tips for new mums and dads may help you
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4 simple ways of caring for baby skin when you start swimming together
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