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What you're describing is most likely coming from your baby's diaper -- and nothing to worry about. Diapers are filled with tiny balls of gel that give them their absorbent quality, but sometimes when a diaper gets particularly saturated (or tears slightly) the gel balls escape and stick to the baby. The next time you see these little crystals, just remove them gently with a wipe.
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