Taking Care of Baby's Skin
Taking Care of Baby's Skin- the baby is also vulnerable exposed skin diseases such as eczema, diaper rash, acne, dry skin, and cradle cap. Fortunately, the majority of rashes or skin disease of infants is not dangerous and can disappear by itself. And because the baby's skin is very thin, sensitive and easily irritated, any treatment is so easy-easily distress. Here are a few tips that can help protect your baby's skin from irritation.
Bathe, but not too often.
Parents should take a shower twice a day, but not for the baby. A warm bath three times a week is enough for the fruit, but the baby may be washed more often if his skin was dirty. Bathing too often thus making baby's skin loses natural oils that protect the skin. If this occurs, the baby's skin can become dry and even aggravating the irritation.
Until the umbilical cord off, clean the baby's skin (especially folds in the armpits, neck, knees, back of ears, toes, and the area around the genitals) with a clean, wet rag. If it can be washed, fill the bathtub with water babies as high as 2 inches. Bathe the baby for 3-5 minutes with warm water and clean is enough to cleanse her skin.
If using SOAP, make sure soap specifically for babies and contain natural ingredients that are suitable for baby's skin and the pH is suitable for the skin. In addition, it can also use SOAP containing lactic acid and lactoserum. One study claimed that using SOAP containing two substances may be one option to prevent bacteria on the skin. Other studies have also suggested that with such a low pH soaps on products that contain both these materials, can help keep moisture and inhibits the growth of germs on the skin of a baby. Baby soap with a lower pH is also said to be good for keeping the humidity sensitive baby's skin. And if the baby has hair, shampooing hair each time.
Frequent change diapers
Diaper rash on baby's skin usually appears because diapers are rarely replaced. To prevent irritation and redness of the skin, it is advisable to immediately change the baby's diaper after urinating or large. Don't wait long hours to change a baby's diaper because when left for a long time, the baby's skin will experience a rash and even infection because of irritation. Clean the baby's pubic area with water and a soft, clean towel, not with baby hygiene products that contain fragrances or alcohol. The material is a material irritant that can irritate the skin of babies who are still thin and sensitive.
choosing baby clothes
Select soft cotton baby clothes and always wash it first with detergent free deodorizer before use. Better yet if washing clothes and other equipment to clean the baby, such as a towel or towel separately with his parents. Clothing and equipment for babies should be washed using a special detergent for babies that are soft and contain no deodorizer.
No need to powder
Experts say if the powder particles can be inhaled by the baby, get into the lungs, causing respiratory problems. The use of the powder is also not required to maintain the cleanliness of her skin. If you want to give the powder, it is advisable not to give too much powder, simply apply a thin and when the baby shower, use a SOAP that does not contain fragrances, antibacterial deodorant or to bathe the baby in order to minimize irritation.
Sort-select baby products
Always select care products (SOAP, shampoo, lotion, Moisturiser, detergent, cream) that is specifically made for the needs of the baby. Products for babies generally do not contain fragrances or irritant ingredients that can make a skin irritation. Parents need to pay attention to whether the product used is suitable for the baby or not. If after using baby products seem rash, itching, or fuss because of her skin irritations, immediately discontinue the use of these products.
How do I choose a good baby SOAP? A baby's skin is thin and sensitive tend to be easily irritated when washed with SOAP alcohol-based, high pH, deodorant, antibacterial, and deodorizer. Experts recommend that the baby SOAP that is made from a soft SOAP is specially produced for the baby. Baby soap with low pH can maintain balance the pH levels in the baby's skin and prevent damage to her skin.
If skin rash, swollen bumps look baby-swollen bumps, sores or crusts and often cranky because of his skin irritation and inflamed, it's a sign that the baby is not matched with the products used. Immediately stop the use of the product and consult a doctor for treatment and skin care advice for a better baby.
As the most valuable treasure, the baby indeed needed extra attention in order to be always healthy and well developed. By providing the right skin care, baby's skin will remain awake humidity and also his health.