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Is it safe to use natural oils on your baby’s skin?

Are natural oils safe to use on baby skin? Logically you’d think so – but they could actually be doing your baby harm. Rosie Taylor explains. It’s easy to see why parents might be cautious about using some branded skincare products on their baby’s skin. Many are synthetic – often made from petroleum derivatives – and very few go through rigorous clinical testing, as skincare products do not have to pass the same safety tests as medicines. So logically you’d assume that natural oils would be a good alternative. And for years parents and midwives have recommended using natural oils…