• Diaper Dermatitis Home Remedies

Home Remedies

Do’s

  • diaper dermatitis prevention
    Clean baby's skin gently while changing napkins. Use warm water & soft cloth.
  • Pat dry baby's bottom and allow it to dry naturally in air.
  • Rinse baby's bottom with water after every diaper change.
  • Use diaper only when required.
  • Change diaper frequently.
  • Always use a proper fitting diaper.
  • Barrier creams containing petroleum jelly can be useful, when prescribed by doctor.
  • Carefully monitor baby's sign and symptoms.
  • Immediately seek medical help if, rashes do not away with simple measures like change of diapers or if baby develops fever.
  • Always follow strict hygienic measures like washing hands after diaper change to arrest spread of infection.

Don’ts

  • Avoid wet wipes which may contain preservatives and may be allergic to baby's skin.
  • Avoid plastic pants or diapers which restrict air circulation.
  • Avoid giving late night feeds to baby to prevent extra wetting of nappies. Feed little early.
  • Avoid use of talcum powders on baby's skin or fragrant products without doctor's advice.
  • Avoid any products or food items which seem to trigger rashes.
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