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The Diaper Cream Difference

Posted by Bryana on 11/1/2013 to Newborn Diapering
Diaper cream helps to protect your baby's bottom so that he or she does not develop an uncomfortable rash. Diaper rash can range from mild to severe, so it is important to prevent it from happening in the first place. You can apply this cream with a cloth diaper to keep 
When you are looking for a diaper cream, keep your baby's skin in mind. For example, there are creams out there that are specifically formulated for sensitive skin. If you baby has sensitive skin, it is important to cater to this. You should also think about any skin conditions that your baby has, if any. For example, if your baby has eczema, you may need to get a cream that is specifically made for eczema. Getting a cream that does not work well with your baby's skin could do more harm than good. If you are ever in doubt, talk to your child's pediatrician.

How to Properly Apply a Diaper Cream
To properly apply a diaper cream, it is important to follow the instructions that are printed on the packaging. In general, you will apply a thin layer to your baby's bottom and then put the diaper on. You must ensure that the skin is clean and dry before applying a diaper cream.

When is Diaper Cream Necessary?
There are many debates concerning when you should use a diaper cream. Some parents choose to apply it with every diaper change, some only apply it at night and some only apply it when there are signs of a diaper rash. There is no right answer when it comes to how often you need to use this type of cream. This will ultimately depend on your baby and how his or her skin reacts to the various conditions that can occur inside of diapers.