Should I use Vaseline on my baby’s bum?
Create a Protective Barrier – Apply a thin layer of Vaseline® Jelly Baby, which is appropriate for use on sensitive baby skin, to your child’s bottom after wiping it clean. This creates a protective barrier that can help stop irritants from making sore skin any worse.
Diaper Rash Treatments
- Cream or ointment with zinc oxide or petrolatum (petroleum jelly). Smooth it onto your baby’s clean, dry bottom before putting on a clean diaper.
- Baby powder. …
- Antifungal cream, if your baby has a fungal infection.
- Topical or oral antibiotics, if your baby has a bacterial infection.
Is Sudocrem good for baby bums?
It’s important to have a reliable, effective cream on hand to quickly soothe and protect a red, aching bum, and Sudocrem Diaper Rash Cream is an excellent option. Sudocrem is thick, creamy and spreads easily, without pulling on baby’s sensitive skin.
Is Bepanthen or Sudocrem better?
Adults also testify that it’s equally as effective on chapped hands and elbows. A soft, soothing cream, Bepanthen is also worth considering for the kind of broken skin that zinc oxide-based creams such as Sudocrem or Desitin won’t heal.
Should I use Sudocrem every nappy change?
Sudocrem Care & Protect helps to protect your baby’s skin from the causes of nappy rash. It’s gentle and effective enough to use everyday, at each nappy change.
Should you use diaper cream every time?
Once completely dry, apply a generous layer of your favorite cream. It’s important to do this during every diaper change. Itʼs also important to change your baby’s diaper frequently — as soon as you realize itʼs wet or dirty — to minimize the contact and irritation that creates the rash in the first place.
Can you use too much diaper cream?
Apply ointment liberally as often as necessary, with each diaper change, especially at bedtime or any time when exposure to wet diapers may be prolonged. Don’t be concerned about using too much. You can apply as much DESITIN® Maximum Strength Original Paste or DESITIN® Rapid Relief Cream as often as needed.
What do doctors prescribe for diaper rash?
If your baby’s diaper rash persists despite home treatment, your doctor may prescribe: A mild hydrocortisone (steroid) cream. An antifungal cream, if your baby has a fungal infection. Topical or oral antibiotics, if your baby has a bacterial infection.
Hold baby down firmly with one hand and wash the bottom in a basin of lukewarm water (38-40℃). Dry the bottom thoroughly with a bath towel. * For babies who cry when lying down, it’s fine to use the shower instead. However, do be careful that baby doesn’t fall.