Caring for babies' and newborns' skin

Skin Care

Sensory organ and protective cover

Babies’ skin is five times thinner than adults’, meaning that it absorbs externally applied substances more quickly and reacts more sensitively.

The secret of babies' skin

Bathing to support healthy skin development

Parents are often unsure how to bath their baby for the first time or look after her skin properly. Christina Hinderlich, our midwife, provides some answers to the most important questions about caring for babies’ skin

Interview with our midwife Christina

Calendula for babies

Weleda has trusted the humble pot marigold to help care for babies' skin for over 30 years.  Grown in our medicinal plant garden in Germany, our certified organic calendula, rich in carotenoids and flavonoids, helps to soothe and support the skin. 

True heroes are gentle by nature

Nappy Change

Mommy and baby nappy change

Gentle care for babies’ bottoms

How can I gently clean and care for the sensitive nappy area? And how can I protect my baby from rashes on her bottom? Christina Hinderlich, our midwife, gives tips and information about caring for your baby’s most sensitive area.

Interview with our midwife Christina
Nappy change cream in hand

30 Years Calendula Nappy Change Cream

Many valuable ingredients can be found in Calendula, a very important plant that gives our Nappy Change Cream its soothing quality and supports the skin’s regeneration.

A miracle of nature


Baby Bath - Weleda

Bath time fun

Baths have a soothing effect on most babies. The water reminds them of their time in the womb. And while at first your baby needs the safety and limits of a baby bath, after a few months she can enjoy the buoyancy of the water.

Splash around with me

Baby Derma

The gentle effect of White Mallow

Babies’ skin is five times thinner than adults’, is still developing and requires special protection.

Care for highly sensitive skin

From babies to little grown-ups

Let children discover their new self-confidence

We have asked parenting experts to share their ideas and ways how we can strengthen our children as parents. 

Get parenting advice

Calendula Nappy Change Cream

Gentle protection from soreness on delicate skin

Calendula Shampoo and Body Wash

Gentle in the bath and shower, for a naturally clean baby

Calendula Body Lotion

Mild moisturising and calming lotion for delicate skin

Stretch Mark Massage Oil

Prevents stretch marks, leaving skin smooth, elastic and flexible

Children's Tooth Gel

Natural care for children’s sensitive milk teeth

Calendula Baby Oil

Baby-gentle body oil for rubs and massages

Calendula Baby Oil, fragrance free

Organic baby oil for delicate skin

Calendula Weather Protection Cream

Protection for delicate baby skin in harsh weather

Calendula Cream Bath

Gently cleanse and nourish delicate baby skin

Perineum Massage Oil

Totally natural massage oil to get ready for childbirth

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