Can I use sunscreen on babies under 6 months?

Parents should consult a doctor before using sunscreen with babies under six months old.

Due to their sensitive skin, they may not be capable of tolerating the ingredients in sunscreen.

How else can I protect my baby from the sun?
Young babies should avoid sun exposure where possible. Ensure they are covered up in appropriate clothing when outdoors, and try to keep them shaded. You can also see our tips on how to protect your baby outside for more information.