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Common Neonatal Rashes

Common Neonatal Rashes - How to prevent?

DIAPER DERMATITIS

Frequent diaper change can reduce contact between the skin and urine or faeces.

Clean the skin in the diaper area gently and carefully. Dry by patting with a soft towel instead of rubbing the delicate skin.

Gentle cleansing with warm water and a soft cloth is usually sufficient. If soap is desired, a mild, fragrance-free soap substitute or bath oil is recommended.

If baby wipes are used, choose a brand that is alcohol and fragrance-free. Baby wipes are not recommended if the skin becomes irritated or develops open sores.

Dried faeces can be loosened with mineral oil applied to a cotton ball.

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