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Care For Your Bedwetting Child Skin


Care For Your Bed wetting Child's Skin

Bed Wetting is quite common in children of smaller age. Being a parent, you need to take care of everything, which is related to the child. Bed wetting is one of the other problems which you will face when your child is young. Bed wetting has many side-effects, including the one most common and painful, skin irritation. As we know that urine is a waste material of our body, and it has various waste chemicals and fluid. These chemicals are harmful to the skin of baby. If urine is left on the skin for long hours, which can be the possibility, in case of bed wetting, during the night; it can lead to the skin irritation. The symptoms are redness of the skin, rashes, irritation, scales and flaky skin. If not treated on time, it can be very harmful for the child as there are numerous chances of infection. The child's skin is very soft and fresh and that is why; it needs extra care. The problem aggravates in those children who wears diapers for the whole night as the elastic bands in the diaper can increase the irritation.

Once your child has resolved the bed wetting problem, the skin irritation will disappear slowly. However, before that you can trim down the skin irritation by following the tips given below :-

  • Consult a pediatrician, who can suggest a mild body lotion or cream which you can apply to the affected area.
  • If the problem increases, ask for any medicated ointment, which can help.
  • Make sure that you wash the child's genitals and buttocks every morning, with a mild soap, if your child is bed wetting.‎
  • Wash your child with water, every time, you change the diaper.‎
  • Always use a very soft sponge or clinically tested baby wipes to wash your child.
  • You can also use a good liquid disinfectant, which you can mix with the water while washing.‎
  • Always use the best diapers for your child. Choose a brand, which absorbs more and still keeps the top layer dry.
  • Change the diaper during the night, if required.
  • Change baby's clothes or bed sheet, every time it gets wet.
  • Make sure that the waist band or the leg band of the diaper is not too tight for the child to feel uncomfortable.
  • You can also use a good quality talcum powder while tying the diaper. It will prevent the sweating and make the baby feel fresh. There are medicated powders available in the market too. You can use them as well, if it suits your baby's skin.

Being a mother, you can judge your child's demands the best. Take care of how your child is reacting to the situation. Note that whether he or she is comfortable with the diaper or not. Like other mothers, you may take some time to adapt, which is quite normal, but ultimately you would be able to judge easily, that what suits your child the best?


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