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Baby wipes are safe and effective

1st June 2012

Researchers from Manchester University have established that baby wipes are as safe and effective as cotton wool and water and can even soothe nappy rash.

The cotton wool and water washing technique is recommended by Government health experts but after testing the baby wipe against cotton wool and water on 280 babies over a three-year period, the Manchester team – which published the results in the journal BMC Paediatrics - say that wipes are “as effective and as safe as water”  but more convenient for parents.


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