Diaper rashes are common in infants. You may be very careful but it may happens to your baby because diaper rashes are not only related with use of diaper, there are some more causes of it.
We have brought this video for parents to let them know what are the causes of diaper rashes, how they can deal with diaper rashes at home by using home remedies and how to prevent diaper rashes.
Here is the video!
Following things may be useful to you to heal diaper rashes of your little one:
Coconut oil is edible oil and is best known for its anti fungal properties. Use organic coconut oil for your baby.
Olive Oil has Anti-Inflammatory properties. Mix one teaspoon of olive oil with equal quantity of water and apply the emulsion on baby’s bottom 2-3 times a day.
Baking soda has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties which works against the acids which caused diaper rashes and protects baby’s skin.
Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar has antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral properties and alkaline in the vinegar neutralizes the baby’s skin. Dilute 1 teaspoon of apple cider vinegar in half cup of water and dab on baby’s bottom. Do this 2-3 times in a day.
Soak baby’s bottom in oatmeal bath for 10-15 minutes which will soothe baby’s skin and heal the rashes.
Diaper Rash Cream
Diaper rash cream sometimes create barrier to heal the rashes. Use naturally home remedies and if rashes are still bad, consult to your baby’s Doctor which diaper rash cream you can use to heal the rashes.
Use cloth diaper as much as possible because disposable diaper contains chemicals which is not good for your baby’s skin whereas cloth diaper is made of cotton and linen fabric.
Take care of following points:
References & Sources:
American Academy of Dermatology
UF Health, University of Florida Health
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