Baby's dry skin
My baby is now 6 weeks old and has developed a rash/very dry skin on his face. It is red and blotchy. I don't know what to do for the best-whether to put on baby oil, cream or just leave it in case his skin is too sensitive. When out and about yesterday a women came up and said 'oh isn't it a shame when they get a rash like that' like i wasnt looking after him properly. She really peed me off. Has anybody's baby had the same sort of thing and what did they do?
nonono with baby oil etc they still contain ingredients which could be detramental to babys sensitive skin. My son was exactly the same, the only advise i can give is to stop bathing everyday as this dries the skin out, invest in oilatum which you can get baby bath and the cream, has no extra ingredients and so very gentle for babys skin. If it doesnt calm down using this for about 2 weeks then I'd go to the doctor as little one may have eczema xx
my baby 1year old she got allergic around her neck.when i used oilatum bar 2 or4 times my baby is ok.ty
I have a baby and she had tha same dry skin problem as you baby. I am using organinc baby product that made by using natural herbs so it is good to use for sensitive skin type. It is really works good and also not harmful for baby skin.
My son, who is now 27 months, had really bad dry skin and eczema since he was born. We tried everything but nothing helped for very long, short term fixes at best. Then I looked things up for myself on the internet and one article caught my attention. It was about a long term sufferer and how she finally managed her skin condition, not cured, but managed. All she did was cut out all creams, soaps etc. She used baby shampoo only for her hair and within a couple of weeks her skin was the best it's ever been. I've done the same with my son and his skin is so much better, the very odd flare up, but we've not been at the docs or needed a prescription for his skin in about 6 months. Simply use pure water x
hello friends , best for dry skin babies is green gram paste .just take handful of green gram soak it in water keep over night and make a paste in morning , use natural coconut oil on baby's body and face and keep him for 5 to 10 mins unless skin absorb the oil and after that wash him with this green gram paste it will remove all oil from skin and skin turns smooth and gets natural shine . As per ayurveda while applying oil on body and face never apply oil on hair on the same time . just apply only a second before bath . for baby hair care use mild baby shampoo .
another trick for dry skin besides lotions and baby oils can be a humidifier. my son has bad excema and my doctor suggested one.
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