In a child's world, the sun often wears a big smile. Unfortunately, most of the aging, cancer-causing effects of the sun are tied to the exposure a person
receives before the age of 20.
That said, knowing the truth about the sun's rays shouldn't dim the joys of being outdoors. You can protect your baby's skin from the sun in three key
Use sunscreen regularly.
Be generous with a broad-spectrum, SPF 15 or higher preparation for babies over 6 months old. For younger infants, the American Academy of Pediatrics
recommends applying sunscreen sparingly on the hands, face, and feet if they're exposed, though covering these areas is the best approach to sun
Try to stay out of the sun,
especially between the peak hours of 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.
your baby's skin with clothes and hats.
Keep these three tips in mind and enjoy the sun and its benefits, like vitamin D!