A baby’s skin has got to be the most velvety soft substance on earth. That delicate skin makes babies and toddlers more vulnerable to sun damage, and to the chemicals in sunscreens intended to protect them.
But parents looking for advice on how best to shield very young children from the sun can have a hard time coming up with solid recommendations. There’s a good reason for that; almost all studies on sun exposure and sunscreen are done in adults. And baby skin is very different from grown-up skin, according to a roundup of the latest info in the journal Pediatrics.
For one thing, the outer later of baby skin is a lot thinner, and it absorbs more water than adult skin. Infant and toddler skin also has less of the brown pigment melanin, which helps protect the skin from ultraviolet light. As children become older, their skin becomes thicker and more pigmented, granting them more sun protection.
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Todays parents understand the damage from climatic conditions can inflict on their little ones. The precautions that you take today will benefit your children for the rest of their lives. It is reported that the majority of skin cancer damage is done before the age of 10 years.
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Die Haut von Säuglingen und Kleinkindern ist um ein Vielfaches empfindlicher als die von Erwachsenen. Doch mit nur einigen wenigen Vorsichtsmaßnahmen können auch Kinder schönes Sonnenwetter in vollen Zügen genießen.
Kinderhaut ist sehr empfindlich
Die Haut von Säuglingen und Kleinkindern ist besonders empfindlich – auch und vor allem, wenn es um UV-Strahlung geht. Denn sie ist noch sehr dünn und der UV-Eigenschutz muss sich in den ersten Lebensjahren erst noch entwickeln. Gleichzeitig brauchen Kinder aber auch möglichst viel Gelegenheit, sich im Freien austoben und bewegen zu können. Sie sind also naturgemäß der UV-Strahlung in besonderem Maße ausgesetzt. Lesen Sie mehr….. Sonnenschutz für Kinder – ohne Wenn und Aber | kindergesundheit-info.de
Wear sun protective clothing that covers as much of your body as possible
Clothing creates a barrier between the skin and the sun’s harmful ultraviolet rays and can provide the most effective protection. Loose fitting clothing that covers as much of the skin as possible, such as shirts with long sleeves and collars and long trousers and skirts, are best. But not all clothing fabric is equal. Clothing with a high ultraviolet protection factor (UPF) rating will maximise protection.
via Skin Cancer – Clothing.