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Natural Remedies for Diaper Rash

There is nothing more stressful than an uncomfortable baby rashes happen every so often and when it happens – you’ll be prepared with the following natural remedies for diaper rash with this handy list!

Diaper Rash Causes

  • Wet or dirty diapers left on too long
  • Diaper chafing
  • Yeast infection
  • Bacterial infection
  • Allergic reaction to the diaper itself


Natural Remedies for Diaper RashCoconut Oil

Coconut oil works wonders for a number of things so it’s natural that it would come up as a remedy for diaper rash too!  Simply apply a thin layer to the affected area to soothe baby’s irritated skin.


OatmealNatural Remedies for Diaper Rash

Put about of oatmeal in a blender and blend the oats on the highest setting until it turns into a fine powder. Mix the oats into a tub of water until it has a silky feel, then let your child soak in the bath for up to 20 minutes.


Natural Remedies for Diaper RashYogurt

Using sugar-free yogurt, apply a thick layer to baby’s diaper rash, wipe it clean and replace it with a new yogurt layer at every diaper change until it is gone.

Apple Cider VinegarNatural Remedies for Diaper Rash

Dilute a teaspoon of apple cider vinegar and in half a cup of water and lightly dab it onto your baby’s rash with a washcloth. Apple cider vinegar is a great tool because it contains anti-bacterial agents to help combat the diaper rash.


How to Avoid Diaper Rash

  • Wash your hands before and after every diaper change.
  • Check your baby’s diaper often
  • Change it as soon as it becomes wet or soiled.
  • Use plain water and a mild cleanser.
  • Pat areas dry instead of rubbing.
  • Choose mild fragrances or none
  • Be sure the area is completely clean and dry before putting on a fresh diaper.


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