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MunchkinJess Fri 16-Aug-13 08:32:58

ive heard johnson and Johnson are quite bad and full of chemicals. ..first baby due in October and starting to.make a list of stuff needed .

what baby products would you recommend?

ive heard burts bees is good... happy to try natural stuff such as olive oil etc etc not really a brand freak just want safe products for our baby smile

AndIFeedEmGunpowder Fri 16-Aug-13 10:17:22

Normal olive oil or almond oil is good for the first few weeks and what the midwives advised, then we moved onto Weleda baby products (can buy from waitrose) which are gorgeous and very gentle. Waitrose bottom butter is good too (it's just olive oil, vitamin e and vanilla).

MunchkinJess Fri 16-Aug-13 10:36:39

the waitrose stuff sounds nice even for me to try haha grin

AndIFeedEmGunpowder Fri 16-Aug-13 12:02:21

It's LOVELY! I put it on my face if I have dry skin. I don't tell DH grin

ButteryJam Fri 16-Aug-13 12:18:27

I found burts bees too harsh for my LO

I use simple now and would try weleda

Catnap26 Fri 16-Aug-13 12:26:05

Johnsons and johnsons used to give my baby a rash but I changed to simple products which doesn't affect baby.also,after a bath and before bed I used sunflower oil which is advised to use in baby massage or I use aqueous cream x

princesscupcakemummyb Wed 20-Nov-13 15:33:14

try not to use anything in the early weeks my mw said olive oil for dry skin for newborns x

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