My mom told me all through growing up that stuff like bubble bath can cause infections. My daughterâ€™s urologist told me to use unscented wipes. As for the flushable bath room wipes, here is my best partially educated guess as to why we arenâ€™t supposed to use them all the timeâ€¦.
1- maybe the leave us too wet and the wetness encourages bacterial growth
2- maybe if they are scented, they can cause irritation with a lot of use
3- maybe they can make our PH level down there unbalanced, which could cause problems
4- maybe they kill the good bacteria (natural) and let bacteria we donâ€™t want get out of control
I havenâ€™t used them, but currently have a 3yo girl and a 4yo boy that I am trying to teach to self-wiping skills and I'm thinking of trying them. At the moment, the boy is doing better, but the girl needs a little extra help because she is not doing a good enough job to keep her self from getting itchy down the
at 7:53 AM on Mar. 24, 2010