Baby Skin Care Basics

From the Show: Healthy Children
Summary: A baby's skin is so beautiful and soft; but it requires care just as yours does... maybe even more.
Air Date: 10/23/13
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Dr.Lisa M. Asta, MD
lisa astaLisa M. Asta, M.D., is board-certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, for which she is also a Media Representative (she has been interviewed for "Kids Health" on Health Radio, and quoted in Parenting Magazine, USA Today, and the New York Times, among other publications).

She is a Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of California at San Francisco and past pediatric chair at John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek. She graduated from Temple University School of Medicine and the Johns Hopkins University.
Baby Skin Care Basics
A baby's skin is so sensitive and soft.

It's one of the best things to touch on the planet.

However, caring for your infant's skin can be challenging. The dry winter months and various chemicals in your everyday life can dry out your baby's skin, just as they do your own.

Special guest, Dr.Lisa M. Asta, MD, shares the best of infant skin care, including tips on bathing, lotions, soaps, rashes, cradle cap, eczema, and other infant skin issues,

For instance, did you know that babies do not need to be bathed every day, especially as newborns?

Don't miss out on this very important advice to help you keep your baby soft and sweet.
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