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    Default Nappy creams - what do you use and when?

    The midwives at the hospital told me not to use any creams at all on DS when changing nappies. Other people have recommended Desitin (zinc based) while another told me a horror story about zinc based creams fusing skin folds together and told me to just use Vaseline as a barrier to stop urine scalding.

    So much conflicting advice! What do you use?

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    I use pawpaw cream. Bepanthen is also really good.

    I never really had a problem with nappy rash and only applied if it was looking red/sore, otherwise I''d just wipe clean and put a fresh nappy on.

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    Default Nappy creams - what do you use and when?

    ^^^ agree. I only used it if the kids were red/sore. Sudocream is also a good one. Clears it up really quickly.

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    Default Nappy creams - what do you use and when?

    I used the curash cream when she needed it and only then. I see no point in applying creams to delicate skin of not only genitals but babies when there is no actual need, so I didn't. I would sometime use a little paw paw ointment if it was just looking a little pink.

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    I only use paw paw cream (all 6 kids) I only use it when they need it.

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    I use sudocream, but only when DS has nappy rash, not at every change.

    ETA: frequent nappy changes and plenty of nappy free time help to decrease irritation on their little bums.
    Last edited by decemberbubba; 17-08-2012 at 14:38.

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    Default Nappy creams - what do you use and when?

    Quote Originally Posted by decemberbubba View Post
    I use sudocream, but only when DS has nappy rash, not at every change.
    This ^^^

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    Default Nappy creams - what do you use and when?

    I use bepanthen only when she has nappy rash

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    Default Nappy creams - what do you use and when?

    I use bepanthen as well only when dd has nappy rash if the rash is particularly bad I use sudocrem

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    I swear by Destin when bubs have had a bad nappy rash it seems the only thing that clears it.
    Otherwise I dont put anything on unless things start looking a bit irritated.


 

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