What if my baby goes swimming?

How can I protect my baby from the sun when they go swimming?

If your baby goes swimming, be sure to select a sun screen that is 4 hours water resistant.


How else can I protect my baby from the sun when swimming?

You should also ensure they are covered up, with a long-sleeved swimming outfit and hat.

Try to avoid swimming with your baby between midday and 3pm, when UV radiation is at its peak.

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What type of sunscreen should I use for my baby?

When selecting a sunscreen for your baby, choose one that is appropriate for sensitive skin, or those particularly designed for babies and toddlers, such as our Banana Boat for Babies range.

This will ensure it is gentle on the baby’s skin, and always look for a high SPF such as 50+ and a product that is broad spectrum, providing protection from UVA and UVB rays.


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Always consult your doctor before using sunscreen on young babies, and check out our guide for more information

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