B: Bacteria cause serious illnesses, found anywhere on baby’s body.
C: Cradle cap is a condition in newborns where the scalp has red splotches and flaky skin. Lightly rub oil onto baby’s head to get rid of it.
D: Use warm water and the gentlest of baby products when giving daily baths.
E: Earwax protects baby’s ears from dirt. Use a damp washcloth to wipe the parts of the outer ear. Don’t use cotton swabs as these push dirt farther in and can cause trauma and bleeding to the lining of his ears.
F: Babies whose teeth are starting to erupt need fluoride, but only a small dose is required for young ones. Baby toothpaste has the right amount.
G: After feeding, clean baby’s gums by wrapping cloth around your index finger and wiping them.
H: When handling baby’s hair, comb out all tangles before washing. Check baby shampoo’s pH level; mild shampoos with a low pH between 4.5-6 is ideal. Anything higher causes tangling.
I: Irritations can be found anywhere on baby’s body, so consult your doctor when you see eruptions on baby’s skin.