Protecting Your Child from the Sun: Your Essential Guide

At Childhealthy we know as parents, protecting our children from harmful sun exposure is of utmost importance. With the summer season in full swing, it's crucial to understand the best practices for safeguarding our little ones from the sun's harmful rays. In this blog post, we'll address common questions about sun protection and provide valuable answers to help you keep your child safe and healthy during outdoor activities.


Protecting your child from the sun is a responsibility that should not be taken lightly. By adopting sun-safe practices, such as using sunscreen, seeking shade, and dressing appropriately, you can safeguard your child's delicate skin and promote a lifetime of sun-conscious habits. Remember, a little extra effort today can have a profound impact on your child's long-term health and well-being.

If you’re travelling or going abroad with children this year, read our advice in What to take with you when you travel with children to make sure you have everything you need.

Wishing you a happy and healthy holiday from all of us at Childhealthy.

Disclaimer: Information contained in this article is intended as general advice and does not replace a medical assessment. If you are concerned about your child, please contact your doctor for advice. 


NHS – Sunscreen and Sun Safety

Kidshealth – Sun Safety

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