Don’t remove the vernix!
Vernix: Don’t Wash It Off, Rub It In
You’ve just given birth to your beautiful little baby and you’re all ready for cuddles. You’ve been waiting for 9 months for this moment!
But wait… What’s that white, waxy, cheesy substance coating baby’s skin? Yeesh, that’s kinda gross.
That waxy stuff is called vernix
And yes, the sticky, white, cheese-like coating covering your precious little one may not look that appealing. Which is why birth center or hospital staff may want to wash baby off right away.
Don’t let them!
Vernix offers a number of benefits for baby when you leave it on or rub it in.
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