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The 9 Best Bug Spray for Babies to Keep Mosquitos and Insects Away

Did you know that babies can get impetigo, cellulitis, and even lymphangitis as the result of a mosquito bite? Not to mention the risk of West Nile Virus or even the Zika virus.

Since babies can’t protect themselves, it’s up to us parents to make sure that they are safe from all insects. But how do you ensure your baby is fully protected from biting bugs like mosquitoes and ticks?

Check out our list below of the best bug spray for babies. You’ll find a great option that will be safe and effective at protecting your baby’s health every time your family goes outdoors!

Always consult with your pediatrician before starting any new products.

Best Natural Bug Spray: California Baby Bug Repellent Spray
Best DEET-Free Bug Spray: Babyganics Natural Insect Repellent
Best for the Whole Family: Cutter All Family Insect Repellent
Longest Protection Time: Sawyer Picaridin Insect Repellent

Read details on each of these bug spray suggestions, medically reviewed by Jennifer Trent, MD FAAD.

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May 7, 2022

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Sawyer Picaridin Continuous Spray is our pick for the best all-around bug spray. This long-lasting product repels mosquitoes and ticks for up to 12 hours while warding off biting flies, stable flies, black flies, gnats, chiggers, and sand flies for up to eight hours.

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