How To Prevent Diaper Rash to Babies


Step 1: To prevent diaper rash, you should know what causes it. Diaper rash appears most often when babies are not kept clean and dry, have ill-fitting diapers that rub the skin, are sensitive or allergic to the brand of baby wipes you use, start to eat solid foods, or have diarrhea.

Step 2: Keep your baby’s bottom clean and dry. Change your baby’s diaper frequently. Washing your baby’s bottom with plain warm water is best — a mild fragrance-free soap is only needed if your baby is extra messy. Let the area air dry completely before re-diapering.

Step 3: If your baby is prone to rashes, consider using a protective barrier cream, such as zinc oxide or petroleum jelly, before you diaper your baby.

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Step 4: Be sure your baby is wearing the proper size of diaper as they grow. Too tight and it may irritate the skin; too loose and your baby will have accidents.

Step 5: Don’t use plastic diaper covers or diapers with plastic edges. Both help retain moisture and raise the temperature in the diaper area. These are perfect conditions for germ growth.

Step 6: Never rub your baby’s bottom with a towel after a bath — you might break or irritate your baby’s sensitive skin, which allows bacteria to enter later. Gentle patting is best — and don’t forget to cuddle!

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