TIPS FOR PREVENTING AND TREATING DIAPER RASH

21-11-2016

Diaper rash occurs when the baby’s skin is in contact with a wet diaper for a long time. The acids in urine and faeces, and the growth of bacteria and fungus caused by the warm, wet environment, attack the baby’s fine, delicate skin, causing irritation and a stinging feeling.

To prevent diaper rash it is advisable to use disposable diapers and try to keep the area as dry as possible. The tips below can also help to avoid this problem:

  • Change your baby’s diaper as soon as you notice it is wet and make sure the adhesive tapes are not sticking to the baby’s skin.
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