- 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.
- 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.