Infant Products

carb-circleCarbohydrate free     carb-triangleProducts that contain minimal carbohydrate

WARNING: FDA issued this warning in April of 2011: FDA continues to receive reports of methemoglobinemia, a serious and potentially fatal adverse effect, associated with benzocaine products both as a spray, used during medical procedures to numb the mucous membranes of the mouth and throat, and benzocaine gels and liquids sold over-the-counter and used to relieve pain from a variety of conditions, such as teething, canker sores, and irritation of the mouth and gums. Benzocaine products should not be used on children less than two years of age, except under the advice and supervision of a healthcare professional.

carb-triangleHeather’s Fennel Tummy Tea •
INGREDIENTS: Organic fennel
Warning: Fennel may cause an increase in seizures when used in combination with these drugs: phenytoin (Dilantin); carbamazepine (Tegretol, Carbatrol, Epitol) or oxcarbazepine (Trileptal); gabapentin (Neurontin);
valproic acid (Depakene) or divalproex sodium (Depakote); felbamate (Felbatol); tiagabine (Gabitril); levetiracetam (Keppra); topiramate (Topamax); lamotrigine (Lamictal); zonisamide (Zonegran); ethosuximide (Zarontin); and others.

carb-triangleMylicon Infant Drops • Johnson & Johnson DISCONTINUED

carb-triangleMylicon Infant Drops, Non-Staining Formula • Johnson & Johnson DISCONTINUED

carb-triangleBaby Orajel Oral Pain Reliever for Teething, Teething Swabs DISCONTINUED

carb-circleJohnson’s Soothing Vapor Baby Bath • Johnson & Johnson
Recommended for babies 3 months and older.
Infant tubs: Use one capful; full size tubs: use three capfuls poured into warm bath.
INGREDIENTS: Water; Cocamidopropyl Betaine, PEG-80 Sorbitan Laurate, Sodium Trideceth Sulfate, Sodium Chloride, Fragrance, PEG-150 Distearate, Tetrasodium EDTA, Citric Acid, Sodium Hydroxide, Quaternium-15

carb-circleHead to Toe No More Tears Baby Wash • Johnson & Johnson
INGREDIENTS: Water, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, PEG-80 Sorbitan Laurate, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, PEG-150 Distearate, Tetrasodium EDTA, Sodium Chloride, Polyquaternium-10, Fragrance, Quaternium-15, Citric Acid
carb-hexagonNEW FORMULATION: Johnson & Johnson modified this product in 2014 and labeled it “New Formulation”. The new formulation contains glycerin in an unspecified amount and therefore we are not recommending it for use with ketogenic diets.

carb-triangleBaby Wipes
The following brands contain carbohydrate however the amount is very small and the degree of absorption of through the skin is not known.
Avalon Organics Biodegradable Flushable Baby Wipes – Avalon
Seventh Generation Baby Wipes – Seventh Generation
Luvs Wipes Ultra Clean Wipes – Proctor & Gamble
Pampers Wipes – Natural Clean & Baby Fresh – Proctor & Gamble

carb-circleWater Wipes • Irish Breeze
INGREDIENTS: 99.9% water and 0.1% extract from grape seed (fiber)

Baby Powder - The main ingredient in baby powder is corn starch which is 100% carbohydrate. It is not known whether corn starch can be absorbed through skin. There is a brand of baby powder made by Pure Essentials called "Natural Baby Powder" which contains arrowroot flour and clay as the main ingredients. This would be lower in carbohydrate than those that contain cornstartch.