How to protect infants and young children from diaper rash

  • Diaper rash is an allergic reaction when a baby wears a diaper (diaper and diaper) for too long or an improper diet.
    When diaper rash, the baby’s skin will appear symptoms such as skin rash, redness appears on the abdomen, around the genitals, thighs, groin and buttocks. When changing diapers, diapers feel uncomfortable, crying every time changing diapers.


    How to prevent diaper rash in children is also very simple, just a little attention parents will do immediately.

    Parents should note:
    Change your baby’s diaper more often than usual.
    Let baby’s bottom dry out in the air while changing diapers and when possible, remove diapers for a while.
    Scented solutions and deodorant soaps can irritate your baby’s skin, so use unscented, soothing soap and a warm cotton cloth to wipe your baby while changing diapers .
    If you use wet paper towels, choose one that doesn’t contain perfumes, alcohol and chemicals.
    When washing cloth diapers (or baby clothes), avoid using fabric softeners, antistatic products, or fragrant laundry soap. These products can intimidate and affect your baby’s immature skin.

    To prevent diaper rash in young children, parents need to change baby diapers regularly and clean the baby’s skin


    When babies have diaper rash, mothers need to detect promptly and quickly treat them in the following ways:

    Using an over-the-counter zinc oxide cream can soothe a baby’s skin.
    Using a mild cream containing zinc oxide or mineral jelly (petroleum jelly) can reduce irritation and allergic reactions.
    If your baby has a diaper rash due to an infection (usually caused by a staph or strepbacteria) that causes redness and blistering, parents need to calmly take the child to the hospital for examination and treatment with antibiotics. If your baby has a diaper rash due to a fungal infection, your doctor may recommend over-the-counter anti-fungal creams.