Nappy creams and lotions are moisturisers that are specifically designed for use on babies' bottoms. Nappy cream is usually thicker and more emollient than regular moisturisers, and can help to protect the skin from nappy rash. Nappy cream is often used after every nappy change, as well as being applied liberally to any areas of skin that are already irritated.
Nappy cream can be used whenever necessary, but is usually applied after every nappy change. It can also be applied to any areas of skin that are already irritated.
Yes, there are different types of nappy cream available. Some nappy creams are petroleum-based, while others are made from natural ingredients such as beeswax or shea butter. Some nappy creams also contain active ingredients that can help to soothe and heal the skin, such as zinc oxide and calendula.
Yes, there are nappy creams available that are specially formulated for sensitive skin. These nappy creams often contain fewer ingredients, and are more likely to be made from natural materials such as beeswax or shea butter. If you're not sure which nappy cream is best for your baby's skin, it's always a good idea to speak to a healthcare professional.
Babies usually need their nappy changed around 10 times a day, but this will vary depending on the individual. It is important to change your baby's nappy as soon as possible after they have wet or soiled it, to reduce the risk of irritation and infection.
Nappy cream is typically applied with a clean finger or a cotton wool pad. After each nappy change, the area should be cleaned with warm water and mild soap before the nappy cream is applied. It should be applied to any areas of skin on your baby's bottom that are prone to irritation, such as the nappy area. It is important to follow the instructions on the packaging carefully, and to only use as much nappy cream as is needed.
There are many benefits to using nappy cream, including:
Nappy cream can be used on other parts of the body if necessary. Other baby skincare products are also available. Baby lotions and powders can be used to protect and moisturise your baby's sensitive skin and help keep it healthy.
There are a number of things you can do to prevent nappy rash, including:
If you are concerned about nappy rash, speak to your doctor or a healthcare professional.