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If the bleeding has stopped, do I have to wait until the 6-8 weeks is up to go swimming or can I jump in the with dh and Aidan? I'm really feeling like I'm missing out by staying inside constantly feeding or holding trey (he doesn't like being put down).
I have my 4 week check up next Thursday.
Would it really hurt to just wear a tampon for the short time in the pool? I started to spot but it's very very light and pinkish color and with a baby it's not like I'm going to be in Kong...possibly just sit on the steps of the pool. Also I'm going to wait until after my check up to get in pool so I have the go ahead but also I have to get him a sun hat. I have a swim shirt and diaper/swim trunks.
I also heard you can only put sunblock on babies...not sunscreen until they're 6 months old. Dumb question...what's the difference?
I was told nothing up the hoo-haa until 6 weeks, including tampons or penis's LOL
Personally, I wouldn't put any type of sun protection on a newborn's skin, it's just too sensitive and there's so many chemicals in those products. If anything, I would look into organic products. I used to use BabyGanics on Connor after awhile - can't remember if it was 6-8 weeks or 3+ months, it should say the recommended age on the tube though.
Also, I was told the same as for taking baby in the sun - a no no at this young of an age. Although, we are in FL so that may make a difference. I remember in NC when Connor was born (in May) our ped said short periods of sun was OK for vitamin D purposes.