Labor & Delivery: Aquaphor

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Insect Repellant for Sensitive Skin?

DD is 6.5 months and just started daycare. She needs bug repellant, as she is getting about one bite per day. I really want something that will definitely work. I've thought about having her wear pants, but it's really humid and I know she'll get a diaper rash from that. Am also interested in your opinion on combination sunscreen and insect repellant. Does not need to be waterproof. Thanks in advance! Almost forgot to mention: She tends to have dry skin patches on the outsides of her legs and arms. So far, we're making do with...


Good Gift for Twins?

My brother in law and his wife are having boy/girl twins. I want to give...

Complicated Labor

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My Pregnant Niece Has Eczema

My niece is six months pregnant and has developed eczema on her hands, arms and neck. We are hoping this has something to do with her being pregnant and will clear up after and not come back, shes never had it before. She has seen a doctor and was given some creams and lotions. I've looked up information online, but cant find if it has anything to do with being pregnant. Has anyone else ever experience this while pregnant. And was it only during pregnancy and not at any other time? Thanks for your help

Home Birth

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2Yr Old with Bumpy Skin Looks like White Heads

My 2yr old daugher has bumpy white head looking skin on her arms/thighs and cheeks. We use Aveno bath wash and aquaphor lotion. Asked dr and she said it was a form of ecema and persribed a cream to apply but that isnt working either. anyone have this issue?


Where to Birth

My original plan was to birth at home. I've changed my mind for a few...


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Expecting Our First Baby, Need ALL Sorts of Help!

My husband and I are expecting our first baby at the end of January. I just feel at lost for what to expect about anything and everything. We are so exciting about our baby, especially after trying for a while to get pregnant. I know there are so many moms out there with great pieces of advice, especially based off their own experience. Any advice or tips or suggestions for a first time mom to be would be greatly appreciated. Advice on how to prepare, what to expect, supplies or things I will for sure need vs things that are truly a...