Recognize the potential health concerns and natural remedies for your baby Rash, and know when to seek medical help.
Congratulations, your baby! Whether you’re a first time parent for the first time or a veteran, a baby is always a wonder.
This article provides some of the special characteristics you may notice about your newborn, and guides you through the basics of infant care. Keep in mind that no article can replace the care you receive from a doctor. We encourage you to see your baby’s doctor any time you concern about your baby’s health.
As your baby grows, he may develop different viral rashes on his skin. Commonly, doctors will prescribe steroid creams, antibiotics and other remedies. However, you might be interested in finding natural and organic home remedies for these rashes. The natural home remedies give you the security of knowing what exactly is going into your baby’s skin, and protects your baby from being exposed to questionable mainstream ingredients. Actually, you can even save money by curing your baby’s rash at home. It’s important to talk to your doctor before trying any home cure such as oil on your baby.
Cradle cap is a form of seborrheic dermatitis. It is a common skin inflammation reflecting disharmony. You can identify it by the scaly flakes in a baby’s scalp. Cradle cap occurs due to the oil glands are over-productive. The most effective treatment is to clean the affected area daily with water and brush it with a soft baby brush. Moreover, you should try 1/3 cup organic oatmeal blended to a powder form in a food processor and mixed with 1/4 cup water. Then, apply the oatmeal mixture to the scalp, and leave it on for 10 minutes, then carefully wash away with water. You should follow with a few drops of organic olive oil on the scalp.
Rashes Down Below develop commonly as little bottoms. You can identify the rashes easily. They appear as red and irritated skin around the diaper area. Diaper rash is usually caused by damp skin. You can take Some measures to prevent diaper rash including changing the diaper often and allowing the baby time during the day to “air out.”
To treat the diaper rash, after baths, use organic slippery elm bark powder to keep the skin dry. You can also apply soothing organic calendula oil mixed with a bit of warm water to the bottom to soothe, moisturize to create a protective barrier from wetness.
Eczema is a skin disorder which characterized by dry, itchy, scaly or flaky skin. It is common in infants. It can be caused by food triggers. It may appear anywhere, however, it is commonly found on the face, arms and legs. Try first eliminating possible food allergies or skin irritants. To treat eczema with organic ingredients, boil two cups of water and add one teabag each of organic chamomile and nettle tea. Then, let the tea cool and apply with a very soft washcloth to your baby’s clean skin. You can also relieve itching by a warm bath with 1/2 cup organic ground oatmeal.
It is an overgrowth of yeast that occurs in the mouth. It appears as white patches in the mouth or on the tongue. Your baby may have a swollen mouth. When eating, he’ll seem to be in pain. Moreover, it can be caused by the use of antibiotics.
Regarding the babies 6 to 12 months, apply 2 tbsp. of sugar-free, organic yogurt with probiotics to the mouth with your clean finger. To clear up the thrush, apply one drop of organic garlic oil or organic black walnut extract four times a day.