Every mother in this world is conscious about her baby, she doesn’t want that her baby gets hurt from anything or suffer from any disease. She wants her baby to look happy and healthy.
Diaper rash has become serious problem and challenge for the mothers and their children. Development of diaper rash is the redness which is due to the swollen skin on the area diaper used are of the body. There are following different reasons which cause the diaper rash:-
- Impatience of baby due to urine and stool
- Change in the daily routine of food due to growth in age.
- Delicate Skin
- Packing the baby with tight diaper
- Use of antibiotics by the babies
- Use of medicines/antibiotics by the mother
- Using the diaper for a long time
There are few ways which can be used for getting rid of diaper rash by the mothers.
Cleanliness and Dryness
To avoid the diaper rash mothers must check the diaper of their babies frequently rather than a long time. The diaper should not be wet for a long time, it causes the rash on the skin of the baby. While changing the diaper, the mother should clean the diaper area gently with soft towel or cloth because the skin of the baby in that is sensitive.
Changing the Diaper
In the case baby is suffering from diaper rash then time for changing the diaper should be short. It means diaper should be changed with short intervals of time.
Use of Creams and Jellies
In the presence of rashes, the mother often uses different types of creams to save the skin of their babies. Mothers can use passes and barrier creams which include zinc that calm the skin and saves the skin from contacts with feces and other nuisances. Mostly used creams are
- Triple paste
Mothers should also use petroleum jelly which would not allow the cream to stick with the diaper.
Be Careful While Treatments of Diaper Rash
Mothers need to be careful when they are busy in the treatment of diaper rash of their baby. Avoid using highly fragranced products, including fabric softeners and dryer sheets. Hypoallergenic and fragrance-free are much less irritating for your little one.
Worrying Time Due to Diaper Rashes of Your Baby
Rashes on the skin of your baby look ugly, painful and irritating but actually, they are disturbing your baby. In the following situations, mothers needs to be worried and go for a check of your baby to the pediatrician.
- Swelling of the diaper area
- Pus on the diaper area
- Rash starts to deteriorate
Oil of Coconut
Mothers use coconut oil for the rashes of their babies frequently. Furthermore, It heals the diaper rash as well as it helps in comforting it.
Breast milk is a natural liquid which is being used against the diaper rashes of a baby. We can use mother milk by dropping few drops on the rash then rubbing it. It would affect very early. It also helps in reducing the risk of deteriorating and has no side effect.
Butter is another natural remedy against the diaper rash. It has yeast killing, antifungal and anti-inflammatory properties which are very quick in the healing of the diaper rash.
Hence, other Natural Remedies against Diaper Rash are:-
- Plantain Oil
- French Green Clay