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You know you’re supposed to wear sunscreen every day, year round. But when it comes to sunscreen for babies, especially infants, the guidelines aren’t quite as black and white.


For newborns and babies under 6 months, The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) says that parents can apply a minimal amount of baby-safe sunscreen with an SPF of 30–50 (no lower than SPF 15, though) to the face, back of the hands and tops of the feet. And for parents of babies 6 months or older, you can apply a baby safe sunscreen with SPF 30–50 to all exposed areas of your little one’s body. Keep Reading