Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Fran | 2008/11/25

Q.

Mozzie/Insect Repellant

Hi doctor

My son is 8 mths and would like to know what i can use to keep the mozzies from biting him esp at night and secondly is it safe to use the repellants you plug into the wall socket in his room?


Thanks

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

I am not happy about using mosquito coil repellants in a baby's room nor the roll on or spray on repellants for babies. The best way to avoid mosquito bites in babies is to use a mosquito net.

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