Baby Dove Diaper rash

Taking care of baby nappy rash

  • 1
    Charlie, dad of two.

    “It can be tempting to wait until you finish your chore, magazine or coffee before changing a dirty nappy, but try to do it as soon as possible. Those bottoms are delicate and like being clean and dry” 

  • 2
    Garen, dad of two.

    “Nappy-free time is recommended to treat baby nappy rash, but we didn’t particularly want puddles on the carpet. So we spread out our washable picnic blanket on the living-room floor and let our daughter crawl about on that” 

  • 3
    Dr Zilda, mum of two.

    “To get the best results from baby nappy rash cream, try to use it in a preventative way and not when your baby already has a rash. Ideally, apply it at each change”

  • 4
    Chris, dad of one.

    “If possible, keep the cream for nappy rash ready near the changing table. Otherwise you’ll probably miss your chance – it’s best not to leave your baby and fetch it, and, once you've wrestled the nappy on, your baby won't thank you for taking it off again!” 

  • 5
    Jenny, mum of one.

    “When it comes to keeping nappy rash away, I always aim to keep everything as clean and dry as possible. I try to make sure my son’s bottom is spotless after changing and wash the area thoroughly in the bath”

  • 6
    Andy, dad of one.

    “When my daughter is teething, her nappy rash seems to get worse. I just use cotton wool and warm water when it is inflamed, and always apply an ointment for nappy rash to help soothe the worst areas” 

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