Baby Defeats Diaper Rash Without the Hype

Posted on Updated on

Probably works just as well as anything else!

For three weeks now, I’ve been terribly apprehensive about writing this article about how we defeated sweet Madeleine’s diaper rash. The fear is that if I publish the article, the rash will comes back at my 4-month-old with a vengeance!

Diaper rash had been constant headache for all of us since the baby was born. It actually seemed to impact the parents a great deal more than it bothered our little girl. We would fret, complain and complete exhaustive research projects like we were trying to cure yellow fever.

We purchased every darned product we could find under the sun:

  • Butt Paste
  • Creams
  • A+D
  • Burt’s Bee’s
  • Desitin
  • Home Remedies
  • VooDoo dolls and potions
  • Ouija board

One of three things happened every time:

  • The rash would get temporarily better
  • Stay the same
  • Get worse

Every time it was right back to square one with bumps, the redness and sometimes blood. Never has there been an affliction with so many cures available that only seem to make the problem worse. Maybe teenage pimples, but isn’t that another billion dollar pharmaceutical industry designed to rip off desperate consumers?

Sorry, I promised Maddie that I would not get carried away. So without further adieu, here’s the cure.

STEP I – Stop using baby wipes, especially the medicated ones.

STEP II – After each diaper change, use a little container of water and cleanse the affected area with GENTLE paper towel halves. (Pick a brand)

STEP III – Throw all of that diaper rash crap out the window – Every tube, jar and bottle of magic potion (unless it actually works for your baby.) Sometimes a little Mustela can go a long way, but try the natural route first!

STEP IV – In 3 to 4 days, Maddie’s rash went the way of the 8 track player and the dinosaur. It’s gone. There’s been no flare-ups, no bumps and no blood.

I don’t know if this remedy will work for you and your baby and we don’t know for sure if it made Maddie any happier. However, we sleep much better at night knowing that the baby is not resting on a chapped bottom!

Advertisements

One thought on “Baby Defeats Diaper Rash Without the Hype

    Cureology said:
    December 19, 2011 at 5:02 am

    Informative blog you have here bizbriefs. I would like to point out the power of what you offer here. I hope everyone reading this blog agrees. Hey, it is awesome content, so why not? Keep on!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s