- “Healthy newborn babies may be harmed by olive or sunflower oil when applied to their skin, new research suggests”.
- “Changes to baby skin care have been linked to a dramatic rise in eczema in recent decades”.
- “Applying oil to a newborn baby’s skin prevents the “mortar” from developing as quickly as normal, and this could be a reason for the development of conditions like eczema”. According to Dr Alison Cooke, lecturer in midwifery, Manchester.
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