Golden rules

10 golden rules when treating baby's nappy rash

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To protect baby's skin, certain steps are essential

Rule 1

Gentle skin cleansing

Rule 1

Gentle skin cleansing

Select skin cleansing and care products adapted to baby's fragile skin: hypoallergenic formulas, guaranteed tolerance on babies.

Select skin cleansing and care products adapted to baby's fragile skin: hypoallergenic formulas, guaranteed tolerance on babies.

Rule 2

The art of drying

Rule 2

The art of drying

Delicately wash the skin and dry it without rubbing, dabbing it with a clean towel.

Delicately wash the skin and dry it without rubbing, dabbing it with a clean towel.

Rule 3

Beware of dirty nappies

Rule 3

Beware of dirty nappies

Frequently change nappies to avoid maceration that could occur when in contact with stools and urine.

Frequently change nappies to avoid maceration that could occur when in contact with stools and urine.

Rule 4

A dry bottom

Rule 4

A dry bottom

Choose absorbent nappies that insulate the skin as much as possible against humidity.

Choose absorbent nappies that insulate the skin as much as possible against humidity.

Rule 5

Stop humidity

Rule 5

Stop humidity

Avoid excessively tight nappies, synthetic pants that prevent good evacuation of humidity.

Avoid excessively tight nappies, synthetic pants that prevent good evacuation of humidity.

Rule 6

Indispensable tenderness

Rule 6

Indispensable tenderness

After each change, apply repair cream, enriched with anti-bacterial agents all over the bottom area.

After each change, apply repair cream, enriched with anti-bacterial agents all over the bottom area.

Rule 7

Wash your hands

Rule 7

Wash your hands

Wash hands thoroughly after each nappy change.

Wash hands thoroughly after each nappy change.

Rule 8

The right temperature

Rule 8

The right temperature

It is recommended to launder washable nappies at 90° minimum  in order to eliminate commensal bacteria.

It is recommended to launder washable nappies at 90° minimum  in order to eliminate commensal bacteria.

Context

Washing detergent: an important factor

Context

Washing detergent: an important factor

Use gentle detergents, hypoallergenic, with low surfactant content to wash nappies and textiles in contact with baby's skin.

Use gentle detergents, hypoallergenic, with low surfactant content to wash nappies and textiles in contact with baby's skin.

Rule 10

Consult a pediatrician

Rule 10

Consult a pediatrician

See your pediatrician if the nappy rash starts to ooze or breaks out into pimples.

See your pediatrician if the nappy rash starts to ooze or breaks out into pimples.

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