diaper rash

Probiotics for Babies

What are probiotics and why would you want to give them to your baby? Probiotics are microorganisms (good bacteria) that provide health benefits to your baby including, improving colic and tummy problems, boosting immunity, treating diarrhea and diaper rash, as well as boosting immunity. » Read more

Diaper Rash That Won't Go Away

Your baby has a diaper rash and you’ve tried all the conventional treatments but it still won’t go away.  What should you do?  If your baby has a diaper rash that doesn’t go away after a week with conventional treatments, you may need to call your pediatrician.  Likewise, if your baby has a fever, diarrhea or illness, or if the rash has spread to other parts » Read more

Natural Remedies for Diaper Rash

Is your baby having problems with diaper rash? Here are some natural remedies for treating your baby's rash.

Diaper Rash

Diaper rash is an irritation or skin breakdown on your baby’s bottom.   When your baby has a diaper rash you might notice redness or small bumps around the diaper area.  Sometimes the rash is only seen on your baby’s bottom, but you may also see a diaper rash on the lower abdomen close to where the diaper fastens, on or around the genitals, or in any creases or » Read more

Baby Basics 101: Caring for a Newborn

Caring for a newborn has its ups and downs, and everyone who has done it before you seems to have an "expert" opinion on how you should do things. Some general advice may be helpful, but in many cases people don't take into account the fact that every baby (and every mother) is different. What works for someone else might not work for you and your baby. » Read more

Yeast Infection Diaper Rash

A yeast infection is a fungal infection that occurs due to an overgrowth of the yeast cells such as Candida albicans. These fungi exist in a low concentration in the gastrointestinal tract among other, good bacteria, and when the number of yeast cells starts to grow rapidly, the yeast cells from the feces may get in contact with the skin and cause an infection. » Read more