From 8 to 12 Months - Diaper Rash

Pregnancy and Beyond

"Diaper rash" may vary from a mild redness that clears on its own, to painful open sores or blisters that need medical care. Diaper rash may be caused by too much moisture, chafing (friction or rubbing) or lengthy contact with wet or messy diapers.

Diaper rash is more likely to happen when babies:

There are several ways to prevent your baby from getting diaper rash:

When diaper rash appears:

Call your health care provider if your baby has a rash that does not clear up within 2-3 days. It may be a yeast infection requiring a prescription.

Wash your hands and your baby's hands after diapering.