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Baby care tips

Discover our tips for caring for your baby’s skin. From nappy rash to cradle cap, here’s everything you need to know to care for your baby’s delicate skin your way.

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Feeling overwhelmed about becoming a new parent and caring for your baby’s delicate skin? Visit our baby care tips page and find everything you need to know.

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Baby care tips

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Taking care of baby nappy rash

Nappy changes are a regular occurrence with a baby in the house, but a routine change can be a little surprising when you’re greeted by a sore, red bottom. But don’t worry, baby nappy rash is common. 

The main cause of nappy rash is wee and poo in contact with the skin in a nappy, which generates enzymes that can cause irritation… and the wetness can lead to inflammation,” explains paediatric dermatologist and mum-of-one Dr Kerstin. A cream for nappy rash, such as Baby Dove Rich Moisture Nappy Cream, can help. It neutralises skin’s pH, bringing immediate comfort, and provides a protective layer between the skin and soiled nappies.

Baby nappy rash is fairly easy to treat and should clear up within a week. If not, it’s best to talk to your doctor. Hopefully these tips from real parents will stop it from getting to that stage.

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