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scoobydoo
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mosquito repellent?

Post by scoobydoo » Tue, 09 Sep 2008 12:40 pm

what do you use as a mosquito repellent for urself n for babies n where can i get it?
i got the biggest bites for the first time in 2 months!!

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Post by cbavasi » Tue, 09 Sep 2008 12:52 pm

Johnson & Johnson makes a mosquito repellent for babies - you will find it in the baby section of most drugstores - rather than the repellent area. It's in a green bottle. I used that on both of my children from about 6 months. You can also invest in a mosquito net for your buggy if you have an infant.
I've since moved on to Mozz-Away for my 4 year old. It's a citronella based repellent and seems to do the trick for him - though it must be reapplied every couple of hours. I've also used the patches for both of them - but they tend to be pulled off either by each other or friends - so best to double up :)

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Post by durain » Tue, 09 Sep 2008 10:01 pm

spot on for the J&J mosquito repellent for babies. whatever you get, dont get one with DEET (the chemical N,N-diethyl-3-methylbenzamide) for use on the baby. DEET is an excellent repellent, but only use it on the adult.

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Post by 07knev » Mon, 29 Jun 2009 2:50 pm

why dont u protect u r house with mosquito nets rather using these repellents which may be affect health.

you can check some of the home protect measures from mosquito's

http://www.pinchood.com

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