Tag Archives: diaper rash

Ask the Experts: Preventing diaper rash

Q: My infant seems particularly prone to diaper rash—what could be triggering it, and how should I treat it? A: Most babies will experience a case of diaper rash by age 3. If your baby is particularly prone, it’s important … Continue reading

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Ask the Experts: First steps for treating diaper rash

Q: What should I do at the first sign of diaper rash on my infant’s bottom? A: Diaper rashes are common, but they can be one of the most frustrating problems to treat in a pediatrician’s office. That’s because they … Continue reading

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Diaper rash woes

I’ve always used Pampers diapers and wipes. Well, that’s not entirely true. There was a brief time when Baby No. 2 was a newborn that I tried Huggies for a while because he was having so. many. blowouts. But it turns out … Continue reading

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In the red

Even if you read every baby care book in the library, odds are high that your babe’s bum will be the site of at least a few diaper rashes. The good news is, these pesky irritations—though uncomfortable—are rarely cause for … Continue reading

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Rash decision

Brush up on the causes and treatments of irritated baby rumps. Red, irritated skin on baby’s bottom is an unfortunate side effect of wearing diapers. No matter how diligent you are about whisking baby’s diaper away at the first sign … Continue reading

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Diaper changing 101

The basics An easy to follow, step-by-step breakdown of how to change a diaper. Because sometimes, you just need the facts: Step 1 Grab your changing gear and find a clean, flat surface to change baby on. The floor works … Continue reading

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Basic baby boo-boo care

Boo-boo: Cut or scrape Fix: If the wound is bleeding, apply direct pressure with a clean washcloth for about 10 minutes (tip: a red washcloth will disguise the blood to keep your baby calm). If the bleeding persists or if … Continue reading

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