Mother and Baby

10 sun safety products to keep your baby safe

Now the weather’s hotting up, your baby’s skin and eyes will need some extra protection from the sun’s rays. So whether you’re on the beach, in the garden or out and about, here are the best products to keep your baby cool and protected. Plus find out everything you need to know about keeping your baby safe in the sun in this month’s Mother&Baby, out now.

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Jojo Maman Bebe Quick Drying Flap Hat, £12,

This sun hat is ideal for protecting little necks and eyes as it has a long flap at the back and wide peak. It’s UPF 50+ and has a snug elasticated fit so will stay on while your toddler is playing.
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Child’s Farm 50+ Sun Cream, £10.99 for 100ml,

Smother your baby from head to toe in this gentle sun cream which provides excellent protection from both UVA and UVB rays. It’s kind to even the most sensitive young skin and is really thick so you can instantly spot any missed bits.
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Uvistat Kids Sun Care Lipscreen, £5.50,

Little ones will love the taste of this orange-flavoured lip balm, which provides a moisturizing layer of SPF 50.
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Buggy Sail, £20,

Create a cool and shady environment for your little one with the Buggy Sail. It helps protect her from the sunshine and provides shelter if it’s a little breezy. It fits all buggies and comes in a handy carrying bag, so is perfect for when you’re on the go.
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Diono Starry Night Sunshade, £12,

Protect your baby’s eyes from glare when you’re travelling in the car with this sunshade, then watch the day-glo stars glow when the sun sets. It securely attaches to car windows with easy to use suction cups and rewinds at the touch of a button.
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Beaba Newborn Clipstrap Sunglasses, £18,

Pop these sunglasses onto your newborn to protect her eyes from the sun. The wide back strap helps them stay on, while still being comfortable for your baby. Suitable from birth to six months.
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Beach and Swim Booties, £8,

Protect little feet from the sun, hot sand and shells with these cute baby beach shoes. They are made from neoprene, which will keep you baby’s feet warm in cold water and have a velcro fastening so can easily be taken on and off.
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Jojo Maman Bebe Sun Protection Suit, £19,

Light, bright, and super-stretchy, this sun suit is comfy for little ones to wear. It has a UPF of 50+, which means it’s 98% effective at blocking UVA rays, and dries quickly.
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Anti-UV Tent, £29.99,

Keep your baby protected and in the shade with this tent, which has an anti-UV 50+ coating to protect her from the sun. It can be popped open in three seconds and folds into a handy storage bag so is perfect for taking to the beach or park.
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Splash About Warm In One Wetsuit, £19.99,

If your baby needs bit more warmth when she’s playing in the sea try this fleece-lined baby wetsuit. It gives UPF 50+ protection and is also wind and sand resistant so is great for the beach.

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