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The New-Mom Guide to Protecting Baby From the Sun

Shield your baby from the sun’s evil rays with these oh-so-simple solutions.

As you well know, your baby's skin is incredibly delicate, making it extra sensitive and likely to burn: “Babies should be in the sun as little as possible,” says Laura Calili, M.D., pediatrician with Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University HealthPlus, babies aren’t great at regulating their internal temperatures because their nervous systems aren’t fully developed yet, which means they can overheat easily, says Dr. Calili. Unfortunately, staying indoors 24/7 isn’t the most realistic of UV protection plans. Instead, follow these tips to keep your baby safe in the sun.

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