1) Aleva Naturals 2 in 1 Hair & Body Wash, £9.99
Keep things simple and natural with this gentle hair and body wash. Its plant-based ingredients will assure you that it’s great for baby’s delicate skin and will help to relieve itching and minor irritations as well as washing away flakes associated with cradle cap.
2) Sudocrem, from £1.99
Sometimes you cannot beat a classic! Sudocrem is the iconic antiseptic healing cream that has been treating nappy rash among other skin lesions since 1931. The formulation remains unchanged and has stood the test of time, still winning awards today.
3) WaterWipes, £2.49
Because babies’ nappies need to be changed so many times a day, their delicate skin should ideally be cleaned with non-irritating wipes. WaterWipes are made from 99% purified water and their only other ingredient is grapefruit seed extract making them chemical free and just perfect for soft babies bottoms!
4) Neal’s Yard Mothers Balm, £20.00
It is also important to think, as a new mother, what you are putting on your own skin. For breastfeeding mothers particularly, who are having a lot of skin-to-skin contact with their baby, natural products are great. This is a bit of a cult product and is suitable during and after pregnancy to soothe the discomfort of expanding skin and prevent stretch marks.
5) Medela PureLan 100 nipple cream, £6.99
Another one for Mummy! Our PureLan cream will help to prevent sore and dry nipples while breastfeeding. It is made from 100% pure lanolin so is safe to leave on even when feeding your baby and is kind enough to use on any dry skin your baby might be suffering from. It works just great as a lip balm too!
6) Aleva Naturals On the Spot™ Moisturizing Balm, £5.99
This is a Mummy handbag essential! Award-winning Aleva Naturals’ balm stick helps to soothe pain from bumps, bruises, bites or other minor skin irritations. Its non-greasy formula gives skin the ability to breathe while still being moisturised.