MonthJanuary 2019

I DON’T Bathe my Babies

The Vernix….the what?! To be precise…Vernix caseosa, also known as vernix, is the waxy or cheese-like white substance found coating the skin of newborn human babies. It is produced by dedicated cells and is thought to have some protective roles during fetal development and for a few hours after birth. (Thank you Wikipedia for that marvelous description) So when both my babies were born, I barely had them wiped off! My first was wiped a little bit because of c-section. […]

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