Home Environment

  • Dr. Shlafer recommends that young children and infants be kept in a cool climate, but bundled well.
  • To keep surfaces germ-free, disinfect them with rubbing alcohol and allow to dry


Skin Care

  • For laundry detergent, we recommend Dreft, 7th Generation, or ECOS.
  • For lotion, we recommend CeraVe cream.
  • For body soap, we recommend Dove or CeraVe.
  • For shampoo, we recommend Dove.
  • The best diaper cream is Zinc Oxide ointment 20%.

Saline Recipe

1 qt distilled water + 1 3/4 tsp salt​


Children's Ibuprofen

100 mg/5 mL:

1/2 tsp per 10 lbs


Infant's Ibuprofen

50 mg/1.25 mL:

1/4 tsp per 10 lbs