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diaper rash

my daughter is on nutramigen is having about 8 bowel movements a day. The formula has helped her alot other then the loose stools. She now has really bad diaper rash from it and I don't know what to do to help clear up the diaper rash. I'v tried A&D, balmex, butt paste. I don't want to switch formula because it's helping all of her other symptoms. Any suggesstions?


Asked by dominique1108 at 12:00 AM on Dec. 25, 2010 in Kids' Health

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Answers (12)
  • air, aquaphor, butt paste

    Answer by DomoniqueWS at 12:01 AM on Dec. 25, 2010

  • Corn starch right out of your cubbard. I find it works the best and its cheep.

    Answer by Jaxsmommy09 at 12:05 AM on Dec. 25, 2010

  • wash her bottom after every diaper change. Corn starch and air

    Answer by VERONICAS_MOM at 12:08 AM on Dec. 25, 2010

  • try burnt flour. just burn it in a pan until it becomes baige, open a window when you do it because it really stinks. When it cools shake it through a fine drainer and put it on the baby's butt everytime you change her.

    Answer by leksismommy at 12:10 AM on Dec. 25, 2010

  • Use a washcloth with just water instead of wipes. Lots of airing out time (which might be tricky with 8 BMs a day! wow!) I've used Desitin with good results.

    Answer by kbakeman at 12:13 AM on Dec. 25, 2010

  • Try plain yogurt on it! I switched diapers on my daughter and she got a horrible rash! Using plain yogurt rather than ointments really helped!

    Answer by jdbrown21 at 12:19 AM on Dec. 25, 2010

  • Try letting her run around with out a diaper. You may also want to switch to cloth diapers.

    Answer by PhilsBabyMama at 5:01 PM on Dec. 25, 2010

  • Aquaphor works wonders. I agree with the mom that said let her run around without a diaper.

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 9:08 PM on Dec. 25, 2010

  • If it has yeast, try water& vinegar (50/50) instead of wipes, and air dry.

    Answer by cedailey at 11:51 AM on Dec. 26, 2010

  • I have a child with frequent very bad diaper rash. We do try to change often (obviously) but we have a prescription diaper rash cream to use when he is really broke out. We do use cream even when there is no rash to protect his bottom when a bm does come (prevention is the best cure sometimes).
    I used to swear by one by Dr. Smiths, but I cant find it anymore, however if you can find it, I would highly recommend it.
    Finally, with my older son (who was on the same formula), he had a very finike stomach and my son's doctor put him on fiber gummy bites daily when he was about 1.5, depending on the babies age, I would recommend talking to your doctor about possible ways (or foods) that can firm up your baby's bm.

    Answer by Noahs_Mom2005 at 4:50 AM on Dec. 27, 2010