I’m curious why there is a recommendation to avoid sunscreen in babies under six months old. I read your piece on chemical vs. mineral sunscreen but didn’t catch anything on newborns specifically. It seems that most (including the FDA!) state that zinc-oxide-based mineral sunscreens shouldn’t be used under six months due to a risk of…

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