The nurse is educating a new mother about the dangers of sunburn for her 3-month-old infant. Which of the following is the best advice?

"Babies under 6 months old should be kept out of the sun as much as possible."
"Sunscreen should not be used on infants younger than 6 months."

Explanation

• Infant's skin is very sensitive to the sun. Therefore, they should be kept out of the sun until six months of age.

• Sunscreen should not be used until the infant can be out in the sun.

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