If your baby has diarrhoea and is frequently passing
watery poos, it’s much more difficult to prevent
How diarrhoea can cause nappy rash*
Nappy rash usually starts when your baby’s delicate skin is in prolonged contact with wee (urine) and poo (faeces) in the nappy. It’s much more difficult to prevent this if your baby has diarrhoea. No matter how often you change your baby’s nappy, it can be difficult to keep your baby’s bottom clean which may lead to nappy rash. To make the experience of loose stools a little less unpleasant for you and your little one, why not try our handy Metanium Everyday Barrier Ointment at each nappy change? It can help prevent nappy rash from occurring.
* Morris H, The bottom line on nappy rash, British Journal of Midwifery, September 2012, Vol 20, No 9, pages 540-543
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When changing your little one’s nappy, try to make sure it fits snugly – not too tight and not too loose. Clothing over the nappy should also fit loosely as any compression on the nappy can increase the chance of nappy rash forming.
When to seek medical advice
Diarrhoea can be caused by an infection, which may also make your baby vomit, so contact your GP if:
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