Winter care for baby skin
Cold weather can have an impact on everyone’s skin and particularly your baby’s. The harsher conditions make us all more susceptible to dry skin in winter and your little one’s delicate skin can be especially sensitive. But there are ways to care for it at this chilly time of year.
You and your little one will probably have found your own baby skin care routine, but you might find it needs tweaking in winter (just like ours does). The cold and windy weather can often cause dryness and chapping or signs of a baby skin rash – especially on body parts exposed to the elements – and cranked-up central heating can dry out their skin even further. If your baby already has dry skin, or a condition like eczema, it can sometimes get worse.
All this means is they might need more gentle care than usual. You’ll soon work out your own way around baby skin care in winter, but here mums and dads – and Baby Dove scientists – offer some helpful hints:
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