Sunburn is a real danger for babies

Any time that you and your children are in the sun -- out at the beach, the park, the ball game, or the backyard -- you should be thinking about sunburn. This is especially true with infants. Their skin is so thin and new that it takes just a little sun to cause a sunburn. Babies also have little ability to cool themselves when they overheat, making sun exposure a double threat.

There are three problems with sunburn:

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