Baby care: 5 mom-tested tips to treat diaper rashes naturally!

For new parents, the word diaper and its usage is certainly a task to learn. Though parents try there best that their babies don't get these painful nasty diaper rashes, but sometimes it is unavoidable.

By Shruti Saxena | Last Updated: Dec 03, 2015, 10:29 AM IST

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New Delhi: For new parents, the word diaper and its usage is certainly a task to learn. Though parents try there best that their babies don't get these painful nasty diaper rashes, but sometimes it is unavoidable.

And, before choosing any product to treat diaper rashes, it is very important to see that it is gentle for the baby skin.

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Here are a few home remedies to treat diaper rashes naturally:

-Vaseline: Using vaseline petroleum jelly is another good way to treat diaper rashes as it locks the skin moisture.

-Coconut oil: Massaging a little coconut oil in the affected area also helps a lot. It helps in reducing the redness and itching caused by diaper rashes thereby healing them.

-Fresh air: Let your baby go diaper-free for sometime so that fresh air can help soothe rashes a little.

-Cloth diapers: Using soft cloth diapers is the best for your baby and is also cheap and eco-friendly method.

-Pat dry: And last but not the least, pat your baby's bottom instead of wiping while changing diaper. 

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