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how to pamper your babies soft skin

Parenting is as old as the human race itself;and every parent feels that their tried and tested techniques are the best there is. In the last couple of months as a new mother I have realised the vast amount of parenting tips out in the world. Now take baby’s skin care for example, everything from ‘let the baby lie without any clothes on, let his skin breath free, don’t restrict him in clothes’ to the ‘swaddle your baby tightly, it makes them feel warm and secure, like they are still in the mothers womb’ variety of advice will be lavishly offered by friends, family and well meaning strangers alike. Every one who has ever brought up a child into adulthood is an expert.
Do I wish to add my voice of advice to this all ready very loud cacophony? Well, as a doctor myself, and having a paediatrician mom, I have been privy to some pretty good tips to keep your babies skin not only soft, but also safe.
Here are my tried and tested methods
1.       1. Moisturise,but do not keep wet: Dry skin…