Young or old, one needs to have their skin moisturized and kept healthy by using oil on it.  When it comes to children, however, there may be need to pay more attention to what you purchase.  Before you get a lotion for your child, consider that a baby's skin is much more sensitive and may not respond well to a bad choice of moisturizer. Parents need to make various considerations before settling on lotion for their baby.  Some helpful information on your search is provided below.

 A pediatrician may give you some suggestions.  Having had a long time dealing with issues regarding babies, a pediatrician may give good counsel on the right lotion to use.  The response of one child varies from that of the other on a similar product, but the pediatrician is unlikely to be clueless.  The distress that can arise out of trial and error by yourself in experimenting with the cream that is best for your baby can be avoided this way.  The trouble from using a reactive lotion and costs of correction when the baby is affected is also avoided. see more here about baby products.

 You can examine with caution what the contents of lotion are. Some ingredients such as paraben, dyes and strong scents may not be favorable for a baby.  A specific substance that you as the parent know from your baby's doctor to cause a reaction is definitely something to avoid, to keep the baby from harm.

 You can consult people who have used products that worked for their children.  Other parents' reference may be suitable for your child.  However, examine the lotion first before you can use it, because it may still not work for your baby even though it worked for theirs.

Consider the price of the lotion also.  The lotion has to meet your baby's needs while at the same time being available at an affordable cost. About baby products read more here.

 In addition to being cautious in purchasing a lotion,  be keen also to analyze other products you use on your baby's skin.  Such products may affect the baby's skin as much as a lotion can.  Address other issues of concern for your baby's health particularly on skin care other than getting a good lotion.  A parent should ensure that they think of the baby's tender skin in their young ages and use favorable products for that period, and then later the child may be more equipped to handle other products when they are more toughened up.