She explained that babies breathe mostly through the nose, and cannot breathe through the mouth.
She also advised against the use of plastic shields to prevent babies from people’s droplet because they could cut the babies’ face or eyes.
Children aged not over two can remove the masks when they feel suffocated. However, they should not wear the masks for a long time.
The doctor said that children aged over two can wear masks, except those with muscle weakness or mental retardation, in which cases parents need to be extra-cautious.