Why should you not wear perfume around babies?

Is it bad to wear perfume around babies?

While fragrance chemicals have a long history of safe use, at sufficiently high concentrations some may act as respiratory irritants or sensitizers. Little data have been reported on the inhalation exposures to fragrance compounds to infants and toddlers during bathing and lotion applications.

Are perfumes good for babies?

Yes. Mist a little baby perfume on your chest before nursing and your little one will be sure to enjoy the natural freshness! And as we mentioned before, baby perfume is wonderful for newborns in the NICU.

Can you wear perfume when breastfeeding?

However, you might consider switching to a fragrance-free kind, since newborns latch by smell, and using heavily perfumed products on or near your nipples—including deodorant or body wash—can create confusion.

What happens if perfume gets in your eyes?

Health Effects: Eyes: May cause stinging/irritation but serious damage to the eye is not expected. Skin: May cause irritation/drying effect. Ingestion: Small ingestions can cause irritation to the mouth and throat.

How can I make my baby smell good?

Place your baby on a soft changing pad or plush play mat, and massage your little one using a scented lotion, such as the orchard fruit and vanilla-scented Johnson’s® CottonTouch™ Newborn Face & Body Lotion.

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What is baby cologne?

Baby cologne is hypoallergenic & dermatologist tested, making it gentle for baby’s delicate skin. Gentle baby fragrance leaves baby’s skin smelling clean and fresh throughout the day. Baby fragrance created with a pleasant combination of floral and citrus hints.

How does alcohol affect my breastfed baby?

Over time, excessive alcohol consumption could lead to shortened breastfeeding duration due to decreased milk production. Excessive alcohol consumption while breastfeeding could also affect the infant’s sleep patterns and early development.