Baby Care Tips
Theos says to use a fragrance free emollient cream or ointment immediately after the bath to prevent dry skin.
Moisturize your baby s skin more frequently if it s dry, during winter months, or if he has eczema.
Creams and ointments are preferred over lotions, which are more likely to irritate a newborn s skin,Theos says.
In cool, dry, winter climates, Badreshia Bansal advises parents to use heavy moisturizing cream on their babies at least twice a day. The greasier, the better,she says.