Baby is likely to have her first bout of acne before her teen years. Often, in the first weeks after birth, acne may suddenly emerge on baby’s checks, nose or forehead. You’ll see small red pimples with fluid-filled centers. Keep baby’s face cleansed with a warm cloth and simply wait it out. Acne typically clears in a few weeks. Get expert care if it seems to be getting worse or bother’s baby.
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