What is
nappy rash?

Everything you need to
know about nappy rash

Here at Metanium we have been treating and protecting babies’ bums for over 30 years. We understand that nappy rash is a cause of concern for parents. We also know that your little one will most likely experience nappy rash at some point before they are toilet trained. So if you want to find out what causes nappy rash, how to protect your little one from the symptoms and what you can do to minimise the frequency of nappy rash developing, read on to find out more. That’s one more worry you can tick off your list!

What causes nappy rash?

Nappy rash is most common in 9-12 month old babies, but all babies in nappies can develop it, so it’s always best to be prepared! Nappy rash can be caused by:

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Symptoms of nappy rash

A barrier ointment used on your baby’s skin at every nappy change can form part of a healthy skincare routine. Metanium’s Everyday Barrier Ointment has been specifically formulated to prevent and protect your baby from nappy rash.

Always seek medical advice from your pharmacist, your health visitor or GP if:

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Nappy Rash Ointment

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Everyday Barrier Ointment

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