Diaper rashes are a very common condition that affects newborns and young infants who wear diapers on a regular basis. As the name suggests, the diaper region - the buttocks, genital area, and the skin folds of the thighs - becomes irritated due to a combination of factors such as bacteria build-up from urine and feces, sweat, moisture, and repeated friction. If you are a parent that is struggling with a baby´s diaper rash, these articles are a must read.
Articles about Diaper Rash
What is Diaper Rash?
Diapers can be breeding grounds for numerous irritants for a baby´s sensitive skin. Bacteria, urine, and stool can proliferate, and the diaper itself can contain plastics, detergents or fragrances, which the baby´s skin may be sensitive to..
Tips to Prevent Diaper Rash
Diaper rash is a form of skin irritation. Several precipitating factors lead to diaper rash: Moisture from sweat and urine, irritants such as stool, urine, sweat, or diaper materials or cleansers used to wash reusable diapers, and friction all work together to irritate...
Treating Diaper Rashes Properly
Change your baby´s diapers more often. Prolonged exposure to urine or fecal content is very irritating for the skin, and the most common cause of diaper rashes. Another problem is the constant exposure to moisture. Babies shuffle around quite a bit...