Soft as a baby’s bottom: Nappy rash tips and solutions

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Soft as a baby’s bottom: Nappy rash tips and solutions

Carmen Pope

Baby bottom bare
Giving baby as much time as possible without a nappy can help with nappy rash [Image: – hilllander]

Brett brings in his newborn son, Noah, who is three weeks old, and asks for some advice about nappy rash. He says his son’s groin area looks a little red, and he is wondering if it could be the cloth nappies they are using. Noah is Brett and his partner’s first baby, and he admits they are a bit in the dark when it comes to babies’ skin problems.

Babies are known for having soft, perfect skin, so it can come as a surprise to new parents that various skin blemishes and skin conditions are very c
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