A recent research study published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology highlights a point we believe everyone especially those with newborn babies, need to know.
What’s the problem? The problem is that we don’t know how the contact of chemicals with newborn skin affects the formation of their skin barrier and their immune system.
It is highly likely that your baby will be born with toxic chemicals already in his or her body.
These chemicals can be everywhere in our environment and once baby is born their exposure increases through everything they touch, eat, drink and inhale.
Find out what you can do to help their chemical load.Read More
Whilst we advocate for cover, shade and timing as your first line of protection from the sun. There are times when you need a sunscreen for your baby. Find out why we choose Badger.Read More
If like me you grew up with Bony M’s “Brown girl in the ring” and brown Coppertone sunscreen bottles you somehow felt come summertime it was just better to be brown. Research now however overwhelmingly refutes this rationale and is slowly changing the tide on this way of thinking. Find out from Nurse Fi how to keep your baby safe in the sun.Read More
With skin reactions on the rise in NZ and around the world we need to be careful when introducing skincare products. Find out what Nurse Fi, our resident health expert, recommends.Read More
While it sounds more like a spell from Harry Potter Vernix Caseosa is a natural substance found on newborns that contains a number of unique health benefits for our babies. Our resident health expert and Registered Nurse Fianee Laskey tells us what we need to know.Read More
Did you know a newborn’s skin is five times thinner than an adult’s? And that after birth it takes up to six weeks for a baby’s natural protective barrier to develop – even longer in a premature baby?Read More
Want to know which chemicals you should avoid in skincare and clensing products? Here is a list of common ingredients that are risky or dangerous that you and your baby should avoid.Read More
Have you noticed redness, little bumps or a rash on your baby’s skin? These are often signs that his or her body is responding to something they’ve come in contact with.Read More