Diaper Rash Remedies

Baby with Diaper Rash Getting Changed

Diaper rash is very painful for your baby. This is a guide about diaper rash remedies.


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Tip: Diaper Ointment Recipe

Don't buy diaper rash treatments when you can make this for much less money!


  • 1/4 cup Vaseline
  • 1 Tbsp cornstarch


Mix 1/4 cup Vaseline with 1 Tbsp. cornstarch.
This works so well, you'll never go back!

By AlaskanAurora from Dutch Harbor, AK

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Tip: Bag Balm for Baby's Bottom

If your baby has diaper rash and you have tried all the creams (i.e. desitin etc.) use Bag Balm and your baby's bottom will clear up overnight. It's the only thing I use for my babies. It also works on their sore noses from blowing them when they have allergies or a cold.

By Leanne

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Tip: Antacid Liquids for Diaper Rash

When my son gets a diaper rash (usually from foods that contain more acid than he can tolerate) instead of using the high priced ointments that don't work on the burning feeling, I use liquid malox or mylanta on his bottom. As soon as I apply that, he feels instant relief.

By Green18chick

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Tip: Diaper Cream Alternatives

When my daughter was first born, I spent a small fortune on diaper creams and name-brand baby powder (she's prone to diaper rash). She would still get a diaper rash every so often, even though I used the creams with every diaper change. When circumstances forced me to cut back on my expenses, I began using corn starch (from the baking dept.) and pure petroleum jelly (vaseline) from the dollar-store. She has not had a single diaper rash in 4 months! Not only is it much, much cheaper, I think having fewer chemicals against her sensitive skin is much healthier (and really - who is going to get close enough to a baby's butt to smell that baby powder scent?!)

By Leann D

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Tip: Vaseline as Diaper Cream

I was reading about all the concoctions for belly butter and thought I'd share my sure fire diaper rash preventative. My boys are 60, 57, 55, and 38. I used petroleum jelly (aka Vaseline) on their bottoms after each diaper change. We "never" had diaper rash! Not even after I started giving them "real" orange juice.

    By Marty Dick [163]

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    Tip: Orajel for Baby Rash

    Baby orajel on a baby rash not only eases the pain, but gets rid of the rash in record time!

    By Christina

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    Here are questions related to Diaper Rash Remedies.

    Question: Remedy for Toddler With Diarrhea and Diaper Rash

    My 2 yr old daughter has pale diarrhea and has a really bad diaper rash. What can I do for her?

    By mommiof22011 from Stillwater, OK

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    By Dorothy 07/14/2011

    If you want to take care of it without drugs just give her over ripe banana. It worked wonders for my children.

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    Question: What is A+D Ointment?

    What is A and D Ointment? It seems to be useful for the whole body. Would this ointment or one with similar qualities be available in Australia?

    By furlegs from Adelaide, Australia

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    By Nan Corpe [7] 03/03/2010

    A&D works well to keep a baby's butt healthy as long as the diaper is changed regularly, buy the product called "Butt Paste" heals wounds faster becaise it contains a good amount of zinc which is the healer. I have no babies, but I keep both of these products in my home.

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