Insect repellant

(4 Posts)
MattLegg Wed 21-Sep-16 07:53:44

Can/should children below 2 use insect repellant?

Dowser Mon 26-Sep-16 22:53:18

We've bought incognito l there's no nasties in it.

Iwillorderthefood Mon 26-Sep-16 22:59:03

I believe that there are wristbands that they can wear, however I do not know the name of it. Hope all goes well.

SJane45S Tue 27-Sep-16 08:46:12

Where are you off too? The level of protection you'll need will depend on where you go! If you're off to the tropics the wrist bands by themselves won't be a fail safe - a mosquito snacked on my ankle right next to one out in Central America this summer. I did use the plastic spiral ones on my daughter - they ran out faster than the stated 3 days though. Deet based products are not recommended for under 2's. We used mosi-guard natural in the evenings which you can use over 6 months and that worked!

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