Your child’s skin may act more like a sponge than a shield
A baby’s or young child’s delicate skin can absorb potentially harmful chemicals from everyday products, such as insect repellents, sunscreens, lotions and diaper creams. The developing fetus can also be exposed to chemicals in cosmetics and other products used on the mother’s skin during pregnancy.
What’s on the menu today? toys… gadgets… sticky fingers… toxic chemicals in dust?
We know that young children explore and learn through hand-to-mouth activity. But these innocent actions may also harm their health.